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Table of Contents

Some Wholesome Truths for Teachers

Concerning the Pure Minor Scale

Study Music Itself

How to Use the Pedal

Young People's History of Music: The First Ten Centuries of Christian Music

Necessity of Studying Harmony

Teacher's Duty

Pianism and Poetry

Ann Arbor School of Music

Mental Processes in Musical Execution

Psychology Applied to Teachers


Of the Proper Utilization of Practice Time

Preparation for Piano Teaching

Is it Necessary That a Piano-Forte Teacher Should Be a Good Player?

Wanted in the Musical Profession, More Brains and Better Morals

Christmas Presents

How to Be Intelligent

Appeal to the Music Teachers of the United States

Legato Playing

Advice to Young Students of the Piano-Forte

How Mozart Composed

Some Important Musical Events

Counterpoint and Canon

Missing Lessons

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


piano teacher, Music Teachers' National Association, Christmas issue


Composition | Ethnomusicology | 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 04, Number 12 (December 1886)
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