Download Full Text (11.3 MB)

Table of Contents

First Lessons for Young Children

Liberation of the Ring-Finger

Janko Keyboard

Field of Music

On the Desirability of Bach Study

Three Requisites for Teaching

Dr. Holmes on Music

Problems of Music Teaching

Exhortation to Students of Music

Teachers and Teaching

First Lessons to Children

How Much Time is Needed for a Pianoforte Lesson?

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


children's music, North American Indians, piano lessons


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 11 (November 1890)
Files over 3MB may be slow to open. For best results, right-click and select "save as..."