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Table of Contents

Public Taste

Writing Books for Piano Pupils

Chopin, Op. 37, No. 1, Nocturne in G Minor

Liberating of the Ring Finger

Sex in Piano Playing

Art vs. Technic

Easy Fingering of the Scales

Popular Music

Simplicity of Technique

Notes on J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavichord

Nature of Harmony

Talk on Chopin

Difficult First

Letter from Wm. H. Sherwood

Key-Notes from the Ohio Music Teachers' Association

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


music jobs, musical art, American College of Musicians, Music Teachers' National Association Annual Meeting


Composition | Ethnomusicology | Fine Arts | History | Liturgy and Worship | 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 04, Number 05 (May 1886)
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