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Table of Contents

Curious Musical Incidents

Overcoming Nervousness

Musical Library

Studio Experiences

How to Keep the Beginning Interested

Outposts of Music

Phase of Music Study in Paris

Kindly Feeling Among Musicians

Musician and the Man

Successful Teacher

Genius Among Students

How to Teach Time

Choosing a Musical Career

Pecularlities of the Piano

Ensemble Playing

How to Overcome So-Called Drudgery

Simple Repertoire

Utility of Music

Tone and Touch

Fragile Possession

Birth of Chopin's Funeral March

Training of the Ear

Fictitious Values

Paderewski on the Physical Side of Piano-Playing

On the Legato in Pianoforte-Playing

What the Mason System Has Done for Me

Raw Material

Technic Hints

Singing at Sight

Song Analysis

Breathing in Songs

Love Songs

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


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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 10 (October 1898)
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