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Table of Contents

When Should Expression be Taught?

Touch and Tone

Raising the Standard of Musical Culture

Verdi's Advice

Emulation as a Factor in the Private Teacher's Work

Acquiring the Method of a Teacher Quickly


Choosing a Music Teacher

Study in Concentration

Loose Use of the Term Technic

Composer's Individuality

Success Maxims

Teaching in Schools

Advice to Young Teachers

Cost of a Technic and How to Reduce It

Unconscious Combativeness

Teachers, Old and Young

Fingering and Its Evolution

Harmonics on the Piano

Art of Listening

Mr. David Bispham on the Study of the English Song

Two Classes of Music Lovers

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Music Teachers' National Association, English song


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 19, Number 05 (May 1901)