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Table of Contents

Art of Piano Interpretation

Musical Conditions on the Pacific Coast: The Plethora of Teachers but Less Concentration of Effort than in the East

Failure: Its Causes and How to Overcome Them

English System of Examinations in Music

Suggestion for Sight Reading

How Strauss Composes a Song

Helps for New Teachers

Health of the Musician

Hygiene of the Hand

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


American music, small town music culture


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 23, Number 06 (June 1905)
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