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Table of Contents

Mendelssohn and Schumann: Personal Recollections of Them as Teachers

Self-Control in Music

Christmas Stories for the Musician's Fireside Reading

Individuality in Piano Playing (interview with Teresa Carreño)

Who the Troubadours Were and What They Did

Etude Gallery of Musical Celebrities

How to Preserve These Portrait-Biographies

How to Study the Trill

Why Some Artists Fail to Win Public Favor

Observations of the Moment

Story of the March

Wonderful Virtuosos of the Thirties and Forties

Helping the Dull Pupil

Mozart the True Type of Genius

Helping the Dull Pupil

Friends of Schubert

When is Music Classical?

Bach the Master of Masters

Short Practical Lessons in Analysis

Sacredness of Beethoven's Inspiration

Gounod's Opinion of Mozart

Self-Help Notes on Etude Music

Carry a Christmas Message of Good Cheer to Some Worthy Teacher

Eccentric Fingering

Some Characteristics of Good Musical Advertising

On a Change of Location

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Theodore Lack, French piano music, Beethoven


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 27, Number 12 (December 1909)
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