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Table of Contents

Influence of Chopin

Life of Dr. William Mason

Journalistic Comment on Dr. Mason's Death

What is Gipsy Music?

Appreciation of Dr. Mason

Dr. Mason's Genius as a Teacher

William Mason Model Teacher

Pithy Sayings by Dr. Mason

Dr. Mason's Personality

With Dr. Mason in the Studio

Music in the Old World: What the Masters of Europe are Thinking and Doing

Basis of Music Memory

Passing of the Square Piano

Eccentric Moods and Manners of the Great Composers

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


William Mason death, Gipsy music, music memory


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 09 (September 1908)
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