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Table of Contents

Should Amateurs be Given a Different Course of Study Than Professional Students?

Class Teaching Versus Private Teaching

False Stories in Musical History

Importance of Music in the Home Life

Rimsky-Korsakov: 1844-1908

Musical Libraries

Piano Lessons by the Great Masters: Franz Liszt

Practical Church Music

Increased Valuation of Music in our Government

How Music May Alleviate Suffering

Bach Becoming Popular

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian music


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 26, Number 08 (August 1908)
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