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Table of Contents

Some Things Which the Musical Profession Owes Itself

Music Chats with Children

American Artists

Class in Ear-Training

Mendelssohn's Piano Playing

Art and Ease

Artist vs. Amateur

Modesty in Music

Chopin's Notes for a Method of Methods

Is the Study of Music Profitable?

Difference Between Studying and Cramming

As a Man Thinketh So Is His Work

Thoughts About the Most Salient Features of Music Life—Teaching and Otherwise

Musical Mischief-Breeders

Beethoven and the Ladies

How to Stimulate Practice

Playing by Ear

Rough and Musical Bülow

Some Mistakes of the Provincial Musician


Is Mendelssohn to be Ranked Among the Great Composers?

Some Peculiar Effects of Bill-Presentation

How Long Should a Lesson Last?

Interresting Facts About Leschetitzky

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


music profession, piano, ear training


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 11 (November 1896)
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