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Table of Contents

False Idea Corrected

What Shall I Compose?

Tempered Expression in Performing

Skylark's Song

Rest of the Talent

Some Causes of Failure

Hints and Helps

Touch and Pedal

Genius on Genius

Staccato Habit, Its Cause and Cure

National Chorus for the Columbian World's Fair

Reforms in Harmony Teaching

Plain Talk to Girls Studying Music

Weeping Sinews

Schumann's Letters to a Young Man


Thorough Preparation

Pupils of Liszt

Sentences from Haydn, Showing the Man as Well as the Musician

Knowing That You Kno

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


English Skylark's song, music composer, music performance


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 09 (September 1891)
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