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Table of Contents

Karl Merz

How Some Girls Study Music

Too Much Concerto

Place of Arm Motions in Elementary Piano Playing

Philosophy of the Beautiful

Oscar Raif's Method

What to Study in Piano Playing

Brief Hints at Odd Times


Wilson G. Smith's Piano Compositions

Adjectives in Music: Pretty, Nice, Just Lovely, Etc.

Class Teaching Once More

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Karl Merz, Oxford Female College, Mendelssohn cncerto, Music Teachers' National 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 07, Number 06 (June 1889)
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