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Table of Contents


Aptitude for Teaching

Musical Listender

My Pupils

From the Pedal, Deliver Us!

Train Both Hands

Puzzle in Musical History

Modern vs. Classical

Principles of Musical Pedagogy

Carl Koelling

Liberation of the Ring Finger


Summer Teaching: An Experience

Stray Thoughts

Baneful Influence: The Pupil's Piano

Miscellaneous Program by American Composers

Drudgery Made Interesting

Advantages for Music Students in Various European Centers

Personal Apparel of the Music Teacher

How to Make Music Studios Attrative

Louis Köhler's Notes on Practicing

How to Win and Keep an Audience

Marvelous Memories

Music as a Profession vs. Musical Dilettantism

Mistakes Do Not Hurt

Choosing a Vocal Teacher

Do Not Take Too Much Breath

Hygienic Utility of Singing

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


music teacher, Mendelssohn, Carl Koelling, German composer, Franz Liszt


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 04 (April 1898)
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