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Table of Contents

Social Status of the Musician


Thirteen Mistakes

Poor Old Blind Tom

Letters to Dead Musicians—Frederic Chopin

Wonderful Orchestra

Modern Musical Machines

Study of Pieces

Reed Organ

Boon for Composers

Need of Higher Education for Musicians

Some Hindrances to Fellowship Among Musicians

What is Meant by Playing with Expression?

Ability and Amiability: Two Important Factors in Teaching

What Made Me a Musician

Proper Age for Beginning the Study of Music

Preparing for a Pupil's Recital

Manners, Morals, and Music

Advantages for Music Students in the Various Music Centers

Chapter on Scales

Nature's Music

How to Make Music Studios Attractive

Beautiful Device

That Thank You Business: From the Teacher's Standpoint

Professional Rivalry

Thinking in Music

Young Music Teacher

Writing for the Press

Albert Bach on Breathing


Voice as a Factor in Our Civilization

Temptations to Egotism

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Music Teachers' National Association, Chopin


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 05 (May 1898)
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