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Table of Contents

Tool or the Worker?

Synopsis of the Programs of the Twenty-First Annual Convention of the MTNA


Blundering of Piano-Pupils

Great Players and Practice

Opportunities for Musicians

Descriptive Music: A Parody

Wasting Tons of Energy

Some Common Drawbacks to Successful Teaching

Trying New Music

Some Salient Points in Leschetizky's Teaching

Bach's Thoroughness as a Teacher

Current of Musical Life

Random Thoughts

Comments by Emil Liebling: Musical Salamagundi

Musical Fakes and Fakers

Some Thoughts on Practical Harmony

Practice and Character Development

Education and Its Demands Upon the Modern Teacher

Record Book of Compositions and Works in Musical Literature

Beginning Aright

Thought and Feeling in Music Study

Drawbacks of Musical Study in Small Towns

After Weary Years: Musical Story

Exaggeration in Music

People's Orchestra

Who is Musical?

Teaching the Child

Studio Influences

Modern Song Writers

Singing in Time

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Chopin, Lechetizky, Bach teachings


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 17, Number 04 (April 1899)
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