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Table of Contents

Best Living Composers

Perennial Romanticism

Music as it Exists in the United States: A General Survey

Choral Societies as a Factor in Musical Progress

What the Pedagogues Have Done for Modern Music

Influence of the Modern Orchestra

Musical Journalism as a Factor in Modern Music

What Some Persons Expect of a Pupil

Popular Instrumental Music

Popular Ballad and its Influence

Cradle Song

Modern Theory Teaching

Old Fogy is Pessimistic

Commercialism a Stumbling-Block

First Flights of a Singer: A Story Founded upon the Career of a Prominent American Singer

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Boston Symphony Hall, American music


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 20, Number 12 (December 1902)
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