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Table of Contents

Thoroughness in Teaching

Concise Chronological History of the Chief Musicians and Musical Events from A.D. 1380-1885

Neglect of Mozart

Singing For Piano Pupils


Price of Tuition in Music

Teacher as a Missionary

Room at the Top

Delights of Real Study—A Comparison

Modern Pianists

Victim of Theory

Listening to One's Own Playing

Trials and Tribulations of a Music Teacher

Schumann, Chopin and Virtuosity

Higher Education in Music

Effect in Tone-Coloring

Musical Criticism

Study of Arpeggios

Intellectuality in Music

Thoughts on Piano Practice as a Factor in Character-Building

Publisher's Note

Thoughts of Leading Musicians

Phonograph in Music Study

Musical Darwinism

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Mozart, Clara Schumann, Arthur Friedheim, Ignace Paderewski, Christmas issue


Composition | Ethnomusicology | Music | Music Education | Musicology | Music Pedagogy | Music Performance | Music Practice | Music Theory


Monthly departmental articles (e.g. Violin Questions, Band and Orchestra Department, etc.) have been omitted from the Table of Contents as well as monthly miscellany (e.g. World of Music, New Records, etc.). For a detailed index of articles, see Dr. Pam Dennis’s An Index to Articles Published in The Etude Magazine, 1883-1957 Part 1 and Part 2 (published by A-R Editions and the Music Library Association). An index to the musical scores included in each issue may be found in Dr. Douglas Bomberger’s An Index to Music Published in The Etude Magazine, 1883–1957 (also published by the Music Library Association).

Volume 10, Number 12 (December 1892)
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