Etude Volume 14, No. 6

Etude Volume 14, No. 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: and can endure nothing mediocre, and then I try by every word and look to impart courage, energy, and enthusiasm. I have little difficulty with that class of pupils.--Bertha S. Chase. I use attractive pieces, that is, attractive to the pupil, yet not trashy. I appeal to their sense of honor in relation to practice, praise whenever possible, yet have it clearly understood that no slovenly work will be tolerated. I carefully explain to them how to practice. Sometimes a whole lesson hour may be more profitably employed in this way than in any other. This matter of interesting children in practice means, sometimes, a deal of labor with parent as well as with pupil, and serious efforts to assist in developing the character of the latter in order to improve the quality of his piano practice and playing. Again must we consider the individual in employing and varying methods to this end.--Marie Merrick. In considering the above answers, it appears that many pupils at some time in their musical lives have an attack of this mental disease. But when once awakened, this kind of a pupil often becomes one of the best. Doubtless, playing in musicales stirs their pride and ambition. They see and hear the success of fellow pupils, and become willing to do the necessary work to earn a similar applause. This better work becomes its own reward, showing them that there is a delight in their practice, that music study need not be a task if entered upon with interest and a determination to really learn. One of the most fruitful causes of a lack in interest, is infrequent lessons, and its invariable accompaniment, irregular and insufficient practice.--Editor. TO AWAKEN ENTHUSIASM. BT LIDIE A. RIVERS. In the January Etude the question was asked how more

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  • English
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