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Table of Contents

Music and the American Public

American Virtuoso

American Composers

American as Musical Theorist

American Students

Foundations of Musical America

American Impatience

Americans in Musical Literature

Development of the Military Band in the United States

American Musical Instruments

Music Trades of America

Progress of the Middle West in Musical Art

Will American Composition Ever Possess a Distinctive Accent?

American Girl's Temperament in Relation to Music Study

Music Teaching in America and Abroad

Relation Between Pupil and Teacher

Musical Convention of New England: With a Backward Glance by the More Primitive Efforts for the Cause of Music

Musical Outlook for Women

American Idea

Where is the American Song?

American School of Singing

Nordica's Advice to Young Singers

Evolution of American Music

American Conservatories

American Harvest

Elementary Music Specialist in America

American Musical Antiquary

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Carnegie Music Hall, Chicago Auditorium, Springer Music Hall, American composer, Music Teachers' National Association, music theory


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 05 (May 1899)
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