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Table of Contents

Shall I Teach Music?

Metronome and Its Use

Thinking in Musical Phrase

Hints to Young Teachers

Music a Necessity of Nature

After Graduat


Does the Public Make the Teacher?

How to Practice

Rules for Practice

Pressure Versus Striking

Different Courses for Different Pupils

Sheet Music Question

Listening to One's Own Playing

Two Views of the Music Teaching Profession

Self-Cultivation in Musical Taste

How to Begin

Improvement in Material for Study

Some Teaching Pieces of Gustave Merkel's

Foundational Music Teaching


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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


metronome, musical phrase, Beethoven


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 10, Number 07 (July 1892)
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