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Table of Contents

Jenny Lind, Artist and Woman

How to Count Time

How They Protected Aged Musicians in the Seventeenth Century

Thoroughness in Music Study (interview with Camille Saint-Saëns)

Let Your Music Taste Reveal Your Character

Independent Finger Action

How Tunes are Made

European Musical Topics

Saving Indian Music from Oblivion

Helps in Scale Playing

Mendelssohn's Happy Christmas Spirit

We can Learn from Other Things

Our Humble Beginnigs in Music

Secret of Good Staccato Playing

Avoid Unnecessary Excitement at Pupils' Recitals

Should the Average Pupil Study Pianoforte Playing

How Chopin Played Chopin: Interesting Opinions of Modern Critics and Famous Contemporaries

Home for Retired Music Teaachers: An Interesting Description of rthe New Building Now Being Erected for the Preser Home for Retired Music Teachers in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Etude Master Study Page—The Real Bach

Mendelssohn's Rondo Capriccioso: An Analytical Piano Lesson

Well Known Composers of To-day—Charles Whitney Coombs

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Camille Saint Saens, Jenny Lind, women in music, American Indian music


Composition | Ethnomusicology | 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 31, Number 12 (December 1913)
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