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Table of Contents

The Road to Parnassus

Songs for the Piano

Man Who Played the Cymbals: A Musical Story

Way to a Just Criticism

Strauss Waltz and the Critics

Courage, Young Teachers!

Creating Musical Atmosphere

Train Musicians Early

Song-Writing as a Profession

Musician's Marriage: A Study of Matrimony and Music

Revival of the Harpsichord

Artistic Playing in Simple Pieces

Should a Beginner be Taught Variety of Touch?

Choosing Music as a Profession

Rag-Time, II

Notes on Schumann's Soaring


Some Hints on the Use of the Pedals

Understand Music Before Playing It

Musical Atmosphere

Musician's Reading

Aphorisms on Music Education

Specialist in Music

Another Word about Gottschalk's Last Hope

Women as Organists

Pastor and the Young Man

What Method Do you Teach?

Vocal Blunders

How Not to Teach


How to Accompany a Song at First Sight

What Gives a Voice Value?

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


song writing, harpsichord


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 08 (August 1899)
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