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Table of Contents

Music Teacher's Experiences

Inexpensive Teacher

Lack of Tone Color in the Piano

New Music-Teaching

Novelty in Piano Manufacture: An Octave Pedal

General Faults

Wilson G. Smith

World's Columbian Exposition

Beethoven's Last Composition

Something for Pupils

Modern Definitions of Old Musical Words

Few Suggestions: Teaching the Piano to Beginners

Various Methods

Tact, Treatment of Pupils, Change of Teacher

Americans in Music

Power of the Teacher

Reed Organ Stops: Artistic and Pleasing Effects Described

Artist's Secret

Obscure Teachers: How to Succeed in Remote Places


Bach's Student Days

To Young Teachers: How to Learn to Play with Expression

Studio Experiences

True Statement

Karl Tausig

Concise Chronological History of the Chief Musicians and Musical Events from A.D. 1380-1885

Wanted—A Text-Book on Harmony

Teaching Time

Joseffy on Insufficient Preparation

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Wilson G. Smith, 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 11, Number 04 (April 1893)
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