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Table of Contents

American Girl and the Piano

Ole Bull's First Great Success

Composer of The Maiden's Prayer

Plea for Professional Ethics

Scales—Sooner or Later?

An Artist's Love Affair

To the Pianist

Hitch Your Wagon to a Star

Teacher's Experience

Fifty Per Cent Off

Chopin's Birth

Pianoforte Pupil

Timely Word

Lunacy Among Men of Genius

Unteachable Pupils

Studio Illustration

How to Listen to Music

Concerning Late Methods


Necessity of a Standard of Attainment for Teachers of Music

Why and How

How to Interest Your Teacher

Emotional Affinity of a Student and Her Music

Results of Diligent Study

Description of Vesper Chimes: A Medication for the Piano by Wilson G. Smith

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


pianoforte, 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 10 (October 1896)
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