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Table of Contents

Teaching Classical Music

Theory of Minor Scales

Leigh Hunt on the Piano

Injustice to Teachers

Real and the Accessory in Music Study

Qualification of Teachers

Shall I Compose?

Boyhood of the Great Masters

Crude Ideas of Music

Mendelssohn's Extraordinary Talent

Requirements of a Fine Performer

Poetry and Pianism

Good Type of Teachers

Education of Pianists

Theory as Related to Piano Playing

Cultivate the Imagination

Worthy of Comment

Music a Keep-at-Home

Haydn's Toy Symphony and Its Origin


Mother's Duty


Thinking Through the Ear

Dominant Seventh Chord Scientifically Considered

Short Sentences from Beethoven's Literary Writings

Time for a Lesson

Sound Sensations

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


classical music, music composer


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 08 (August 1891)
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