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Table of Contents

Touch and Technic

Versus Hobbyism

Summer Normal Session

What Shall We Play? or, Musical Education in the Home

Practice Application and Use of Accents in Piano-Forte Practice

What Method Do You Use?

Simplicity of Technique

Musical Acrobats

List of Popular Music

Piano Forte Pedals

Railroad Rates to MTNA Meeting

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

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Chicago College of Music, piano lessons, piano


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 06 (June 1886)
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