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Table of Contents

Musical Brotherhood

Concerning Authority in Piano Teaching

Sayings of Von Bülow

Dull Pupils

Word to the Thoughtless Pupil

One Thing Neglected

What Are They?

Man Cannot Live By Talent Alone

Labor of Teaching

Gilding the Pill

On Fingering

Recognition of the Worth of Others

Independent Thinking

Is Blind Tom a Genius?

On Fees and Missed Lessons

Plea for the Intelligent Instruction of Children Upon the Pianoforte

Labor of Writing Music

Is the Piano a Detestable Instrument?

Memorizing Music

Technical Reserve Power

Rubinstein is Dead

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


piano, piano teacher, 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 12, Number 12 (December 1894)
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