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Table of Contents

Slow Practice

Difference in Fractions

Teaching: Its Purpose and Its Influence upon Music at Large

Ideas for Teaching Children

True Basis of Teaching

Playing or Non-Playing Teachers

Mental Attitude of Teacher and Pupil

Letter to a Young Composer

Primary Teaching, Part 2

How to Begin the Study of Bach

Teacher's Fertility

Home-Circle Critics

Some Points of Success

Talking Lessons Not All

Rapid Memorization of Key Signatures

Art of Holding Pupils

Look up to Bach

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


music teacher, Bach, composer


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 11 (November 1900)
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