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Table of Contents

Johann Sebastian Bach and George F. Root Monument Fund

Gounod's Visit to Mendelssohn

On the Interpretation of Chopin's Works (prize essay)

Teachers Ignorant and Erudite (prize essay)

Does the Acquisition of Artistic Education and Taste Necessitate the Lose of the Power to Enjoy? (prize essay)

Some Advice to the Parents of Music Students

Aim High

Anecdote of Henselt

Town Libraries

How to Make a Vacation Profitable

Music and the Bicycle


To Awaken Enthusiasm

Division of Difficulties

Music for the Uncultivated

Petty Cheating in Music

After Graduation—What?

Mental Backbone

Vacation or Vexation

What an Artist Advises About Ways of Practice

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Edward Dickinson, W. Francis Gates


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 06 (June 1896)
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