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Table of Contents

Musical Listener

Clayton Johns

On Choosing Music

First Lessons

Why We Have So Few Musicians

Some Wholesome Truths for Teachers

Sieveking's Mode of Practice

W.J. Henderson

Study the Nature of Melody

How Long Should One Practice?

Henry T. Finck

Soul of Music

Music Scrap-Book

Beginning and Development of Pianoforte Playing

Common Sense in Music

Mozart's Journey from Vienna to Prague: A Romance of His Private Life

Why Study Harmony?

Queer Traits of Great Musicians

Art of Programme-Making

Louis C. Elson

Backward Pupils

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Clayton Johns, William James Henderson, Sieveking, piano


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 15, Number 03 (March 1897)
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