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Table of Contents

Influence of Light Opera

New Piano Keyboard

Later Piano-Forte Literature

General Review on Piano-Forte Playing

G. Bertini de Wier's Improved Musical Notation or Kindergarten System

Dignity of the Piano-Forte

Swindler Abroad

Do You Think He is a Good Teacher?

Carefully Selected List of American Songs Suitable for Concert and Teaching Purposes with Key, Compass, Grade and Price


Future Piano


Great Composers at Work

How to Learn to Finger the Scales

Classical Music

Finger Notation

Meeting of Hummel and Field

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


piano, Dactillion, J.C. Fillmore, Netherland composer, Dark Ages, Reformation, Michigan Music Teachers' Association


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 05, Number 03 (March 1887)
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