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Table of Contents

Mission of Music

Beginning Music Lessons


Sinking of Self

Non-Thinking Music Students

New Field for Piano Composition Opened by the Janko Keyboard

New Channel for Benevolence

When to Begin the Study of the Piano

Examination Questions Used by the Conservatory of Music, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Musical Literature—What to Read

Word in Regard to Practice

Correct Course of Piano Study

Phrase Rendition

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


beginner music lesson, piano


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 09, Number 05 (May 1891)
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