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Table of Contents

Cause of Failure

Music Study and Society

Importance of Hearing Artists

Touch of Great Players

Three Classes of Pupils

Musicians and Music Lovers

Few Words About the Precursors of the Pianoforte

Justice in Music Teaching


Concise Suggestions for Memorizing

Why of Scale Practice

Dont's for Young Singers

Music vs. Morality

How Much Shall I Charge for a Music Lesson?

William Mason on Piano Touch

Fault in Piano Playing

Musical Ear: Those Who Possess It and Those Who Don’t

One Way to Interest

Method of Practicing Exercises and Other Larger Works


Random Shots

How to Become an Artist

Mental Process

Parents of Our Pupils

Art in the Occident

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Metropolitan Opera House, music teacher, pianoforte


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 13, Number 01 (January 1895)
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