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Table of Contents

Common-Sense in Music

What is a Lesson Worth?

Restlessness and Repose

Personal Maganetism

Mission of the Studio

Mental and Muscular Activity

Old Beethoven Program

Music in American Colleges

University of Michigan

Princeton University

Smith College

Amherst College

Oberlin University

Adelph College

Reproduction of Orchestral Effects on the Pianoforte

Serious Purpose in Music Study

Push Forward

Rebinding Music Books

Absolute Pitch

Individuality in Teaching

Primary Teaching

What and the Why of the Choice of Music

Soft Pedal

Obscure Teaching Terms

Harmony—Yesterday and To-day

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


American college music, orchestra, pianoforte, music teacher


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 18, Number 10 (October 1900)
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