Etude Volume 27, No. 9

Etude Volume 27, No. 9

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...of certain pupils--matters that can only be decided by experienced teachers. You would certainly be very unwise to try to practice them all. As you begin to acquire experience as a teacher it will be well for you to gradually make yourself familiar with the various etudes and their characteristics, and you will thus be able to draw upon them to fit the peculiarities of pupils whose gifts and needs may differ. You will find answers to that portion of your question that concerns the "First Steps" in recent numbers of The Etude. The College of Musicians was a branch of the Music Teachers' National Association, and was a laudable effort to establish a standard of musicianship. Credentials issued by its board of examiners were a sufficient voucher for the musicianship of any teacher who may have passed the ordeal. I have not heard anything about it for several years and think it has passed out of existence. THE INFLUENCE OF THE READING OF MUSIC ON THE EYE. BY PROF. PR. BEST. (Translated and arranged expresslv for The Etude by F. S. L.) A Noted German oculist, who is often consulted by musically gifted young persons affected by weakness of sight or defect of vision as to the advisability of adopting music as a profession, says that the eyes are like all other bodily organs--so long as they are in a thoroughly healthy condition they are capable of an enormous amount of work. Longcontinued reading of the notes, he says, is no more trying than the effort involved in ordinary reading or writing, and we all know that both are often carried on day after day, and from eight to ten hours a day, without injury to the sight. He continues: In two cases only do the eyes require sparing: at the period of bodily growth and when they suffer from...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236895592
  • 9781236895592