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Table of Contents

Biographical Sketch of John S. Van Cleve

Mental Grasp in Pianoforte Playing

Letter from Mr. Emery

Ear Training

Touch and Tone

Neglect of Ear Training

Recent Idea

Hint for Executive Musicians

American Compositions in the Class and Concert Room

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


John S. Van Cleve, pianoforte


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 08 (August 1888)
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