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Table of Contents

How to Study a New Piece: Suggestions for Cultivating Strength and Endurance Without Running the Risk of Injuring the Hands in Octave Playing

Schumann and Chopin

Recollections of Franz Liszt

How to Use the Etude Gallery

Carl Czerny: A Short Review of the Life and Work of the Teacher of Liszt and Leschetizky

Cheap Teachers Always Expensive

Von Bülow's Memory

How Verdi Entered the Musical Profession

Chronological Sketch of Joseph Haydn's Life

Card System as a Music Teacher's Aid

Why Class Teaching Sometimes Fails

Securing a Desirable Teaching Location

Story of Ballestrieri's Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Xaver Scharwenka, Liszt


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 06 (June 1909)
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