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Table of Contents

Suggestions for the Musical Youth

How Shall We Teach Notation to Beginners

The Gospel of Work

Musical Memory in Its Relation to Pianoforte Playing

How to Make a Living

Problem of American Teaching

Song Writers of the Day

One-Sided Musicians

Nothing But a Name!

Success is the Reward of Toil

Musical Listener


Art of Self-Criticism

Helpful Letters to Young Musicians

Cost of Study Abroad

Factors of Musical Expression

Sight-reading in Pianoforte Instruction

Why Do You Take Music Lessons?

Principles of Musical Pedagogy

Thoroughness in Primary Work

Music Education

Moral Influence of Music

Convenient Maxims, Formulas, etc. for Voice Teaching

Letter from Randegger

Vocal Possibilities Among the Blind

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


women in music, Frederic Cowen, Michael Watson, 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 16, Number 01 (January 1898)
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