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Table of Contents

Points in Music Teaching

Music Education

Play with Brains

Pianoforte Study: Hints on Piano Playing

Massage as a Means for Developing Suppleness in the Fingers

Music for Piano Students

Like unto a Magnet

Rubinstein's Thoughts

My Fellow-Students

Music Cure Again

Appogiaturas and Passing Notes

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

Death of Brahms

Wasted Efforts

Good Advice for Composers

Hypocrisy in Music

Modern Music, or Feed for Thought

Ruskin on Music

Value of an Objective Point

Art of Playing Accompaniments

Use of Slow Piano Practice

Find Your Proper Niche

Vehicle of Music

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Brahms death, Music Teachers' National Association, Rubinstein


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 05 (May 1897)
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