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Table of Contents

Great Composers of Music

Piano Playing and Analysis

Getting Better Work from Pupils

Slow Practice

Taste and Teaching

Difficulties of a Piano Teacher

Music as It is Taught

Ludwig Schytte (autobiography)

Berceuse by Ludwig Schytte

Spoiled Child

Description of Danse Macabre

Limits of the Ear

Study in Dates

Jealousy Among Pianists

How to Become a Pianist

Almost Discouraged

Wrist Training Before Finger


Prejudice in Musical Art

How to Pronounce Them

Why Should We Study Harmony?


Commendable List of Music—Grade I to X

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 13, Number 12 (December 1895)
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