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Table of Contents

Things Worth Teaching

How to Start Beginners

Valuable Exercise on the Virgil Practice Clavier

Observations on the Study of the Pianoforte

Few Thoughts for Pianoforte Teachers

Social Standing of Artists

Study of the Piano

Coming Piano

Confidence in Playing Before Others

Successful Teacher

D'Albert Talks

Stray Leaves

Revolution in Waltzing

On Touch

A.B. Parsons on Principles of Expression Applied to the Pianoforte


Cultivation of Musical Memory

Do State Music Teachers' Associations Weaken the M.T.N.A.

Hundred Years of Music in America


Karl Merz is Dead

On the Conscious Control of the Muscles for Piano Playing

Serious Thoughts for Students

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


piano, clavier


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 08, Number 02 (February 1890)
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