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Table of Contents

One Hand Alone

Submerged Melodies

Fillmore, John C.

Intention and Success

Playing by Memory

Evil of the Time

Avoidance of the Commonplace

Music Chats with Children

Music Teachers' Problem

Theodor Kullak

Let Singers Beward of Doctors

Humorous Incident

Is Marriage Inimical to Music? If so, Why?

New Story of Paganini

Plea for My Last Teacher

Needs of Piano Students and How They May be Secured

Secret of Musical Expression


For the Suppression of Din

Why Study Musical History?

Obstacles They Met, and How They Overcame Them: Lessons in Perseverance from the Lives of the Masters

Most Difficult Piece

How to Form an Amateur Musical Society

Blasts from The Ram's Horn

Away with Methods!

Self-Consciousness and How to Cure It

Mozart's Journey from Vienna to Prague

When Vocalists Should Eat

Gladstone on Music

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


piano, Richard Strauss, Hermann Bach, German music, William Steinway, 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 14, Number 12 (December 1896)
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