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Table of Contents

Limits of Personal Rights in Piano-forte Performance

Some Pianists in America

Plea for Simplicity

Notes from a Teacher's Diary


Tarantelle (Poem)

An Open Letter to J.C. Fillmore

A Discussion of Piano-Forte Study

Personality in Music

Something About Beginners

Piano Pounding

Piano-Forte Music

Schopenhauer's Musical Philosophy

Some Old Pianists

Variety of Piano Playing

Piano Playing and General Musical Instruction from the Beginning to the End

Old-Time Frauds

Joseph Hofmann

Concerning the Psychological Relation of Music

Study of Music

Foreign Correspondence

Victor S. Fletcher: The Most Successful Collector of Genuine Old Violins

Piano Teaching

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


piano-forte, German language, Ollendorff, piano teacher


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 06, Number 01 (January 1888)