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Table of Contents

Too Much Talent

Social Element in Success

Penalty of Genius

Narrow and Broad Pianoforte Instruction

Odds and Ends; or, Ideas on Many Subjects

Fallacious Notions


Musician's Life-Work

Study the Life of Schumann

Robert Schumann as a Composer for the Piano

Robert Schumann, Biographical

Piano Works of Robert Schumann

Point of Utility

Autobiographic Character of Schumann's Music

Side Lights on Schumann

Some Side Lights on the Making of a Musician

Songs of Schumann

Technical Demands of Schumann's Music

Schumann—The Man

Christmas Story

Successful Teacher

To the Girls Who Read The Etude

Education of Musicians

Do You Expect a Testimonial?

Clara Schumann

Childhood Songs

Timely Suggestions

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Schumann, music 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 17, Number 12 (December 1899)
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