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Table of Contents

Overheard at the Symphony Concert

Developing the Beautiful in Piano Playing

What Daily Practice Means

Difficult Art of Good Pedaling

Lessons from Memorable Piano Recitals

How One Teacher Raised Her Income

My First Composition

How and Why the American Teacher Has Succeeded in Europe

Those Missed Lessons

Patrons and Helpers of Great Composers

Some Wagner Caracatures

Crying Need in American Music

Professor's Christmas Dilemma: A Musical Romance of Xmas

Hand Drill

On Making the Most of a Poor Instrument

Well Known Composers of To-Day—Hermann Necke

Need of Better Sight Reading

Balzac's Interest in Music

Pupils Who Pay by the Lesson

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Alfred Grunfield, Vienna and 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 28, Number 12 (December 1910)
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