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Table of Contents

Where Ignorance is Bliss—!

Selecting a Piano

Art of Singing Applied to the Piano

Maxims for Young Teachers

Dr. Mason and the Pressure Touch


Some Elements Necessary to the Success of a Pupil of the Pianoforte

For Amateurs: What is a Theme and Counter Theme in Music?

Half-Baked Musicians

Faults of Pianists

Selection of Pieces for Teaching

Cultivation of Memory in Piano Students

Something for Every One

How Gounod Managed the Church Committee

Paderewski's Hands

How to Combine the Art and the Business of Music

Am Beyond the Mark to Hit the Mark

Woman's Future

Music Lesson with Variations

Rocks and Sand-Bars in a Teacher's Life

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Metropolitan College of Music, Paderewski, piano teacher


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 14, Number 04 (April 1896)
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