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Table of Contents

Caprice, Opus 16, No. 1, by Mendelssohn

Chat with Amateurs

Consolidation: The Etude and Musical World

Good Sense

Recording Apparatus for Piano Touch

Met by Chance

Patti's Repertoire

How to Instruct and Interest Little Ones

Instructive Interview

Music as It is Taught

What is Music?

Private or Conservatory Teaching

Music Teacher's Experience

On the Expectations and Prospects of a Musical Professor

Boy Musicians

It My Be You

Perplexities of a Country Music Teacher

Graded Course of Teaching Pieces and Studies

Plea for Better Pronunciation

Few Reflections

Profitable Study

Good Words

Rambling Talk: We and Our Musical Children

Superficial Piano Playing

Tons of Force Expended in Playing the Piano

Opera for the Million

Soul of a Song

Key Dictionary

Friedrich Smetana

Literature for Music Students

Defective Education of Musicians

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Paris Opera, The Musical World, Thomas Ridley Prentice, Paderewski


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 11 (November 1895)
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