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Table of Contents

At the Grave of Beethoven

What Musical Europe is Thinking and Doing

How Fortunes Are Wasted on a Vocal Education (interview with Marcella Sembrich)

Theodore Leschetizsky on Modern Pianoforte Study (interview with Theodore Leschetizsky)

Story of the Waltz: How the Most Fascinating of Dances Has Influenced the Great Composers

Lessons from the Life of Beethoven

How to Study a New Piece (interview with Schelling, Ernest)

Story of Musical Prodigies: How Some Very Remarkable Children Have Afterwards Become Great Musicians and How Others Have Been Injured by Excessive Work in Their Childhood

Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata: Balestrieri's Famous Painting Described

Short Practical Lessons in Theory

Some Aids to Memorizing

How Liszt Played Chopin

Haydn as a Street Musician

How Acoustic Defects Hamper the Singer

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Marcella Sembrich, Theodore Lechetizky


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 27, Number 04 (April 1909)
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