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Table of Contents

World's Fair Music

Sight-Reading on the Piano

How to Study a Piece for Public Performance

Industry Imperative

Art of Musical Dictation

Arm in Touch

Radical Types of Pianoforte Touch

Local Press an Aid to the Music Teacher

Good Music Needs Study

Slur and Its Use

Is Music a Business?

Practical or Visionary, Which?

Individuality in Expression

Talent and Genius

Conservative or Progressive Teachers, Which?

Joachim Raff

Better Results Wanted

How to Make the Study of Harmony Interesting

Hints to Students of Organ Playing

Teaching Children


Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


National Conservatory of Music, sight reading, piano 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 10, Number 08 (August 1892)
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