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Table of Contents

Would-Be Paderewski

Music No Hindrance to Getting On

Some Don'ts for Students Who are Going to Germany to Study Music

Playing in Public

From Recent Programmes

Neglected Essential: Music and Languages


Time Values

Flowers by the Wayside

Not Yourself, But Your Art

Four Stages of Student Life

Physical Exercises an Aid to Artistic Piano Playing

How a Pupil Rose to Success

Should Piano Students Attend Piano Recitals?

For the Student's Encouragement

Reading New Music

Extracts from Reinecke's Hints to Music Students

Materials and Workmanship

Ear Training

Study on Phrasing

Reed Organ as an Aid in Piano Instruction

Musical Listener

How Leschetizsy Teachers

Elevation of Musical Taste

About Pianists' Hands

How to Keep the Piano Bright

Charles S. Brainard (Obit.)

How to Cultivate the Ear

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


piano, music 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 15, Number 09 (September 1897)
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