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Table of Contents

Leading Thoughts

Shall We Have Sentiment?

Crabbed Criticisms from the Old World

Some Requisites of True Teaching of Piano Playing

Contemporary Pianoforte Compositions

German and American Students Contrasted

Quicksilver Music Pupils

Sentimental Pianists

Cultivation of Musical Memory

On the Ring Finger Questions

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


music periodical, piano, music publishing, sonatina


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 07, Number 03 (March 1889)
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