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Table of Contents

Dvorak's Lessons


To Practice a Song

Piano Playing Can't Be Stopped

Von Bülow Dies

Summer School in Prospect

Read! Read! Read!

Questions about Scales

Shall All Children Learn Music

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

I've Hear Him Once

Musical Pharisees

Some Errors as We Find Them in Pupils

Failure in Music

Why Woman Cannot Compose

Looking Backward

Puff Direct

Missed Lesson

Pupils [from] the Teacher's Standpoint

Quality, Rather than Quantity

Regarding Certain Pianists

Shall We Teach Cause or Effect?

Presumptuous Sins

Art and Money

Mozart on His Manner of Composing

More Repose

Pride Goeth Before a Fall

Hammer Versus Pressure Touch

Charming Fad for Music Teachers and Pupils

Gounod and Saint-Saens in Childhood

Good Words for Dr. Merz' Work, Music and Culture

Supplementary Music Leaf

Quack Music Teacher

Are Girls Taught Music to the Exclusion of Boys?


Plea for Strauss

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


National Conservatory, Dvorak compositions, music lessons


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 12, Number 03 (March 1894)
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