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Table of Contents

Teaching the Child How to Think

Sight Reading and Memorizing

Gounod and Mendelssohn

Haydn's Picturesque Personality

Women's Opportunity in Music (symposium)

Influence of the Amateur in Music: Non-Professional Music-Workers Who Have Made Important Contributions to the Art

Music After Marriage and Motherhood: Opinions of Some of the Most Famous Living Women Musicians Upon the Problem of Keeping Up Musical Work Without Neglecting the Home

Strengthening the Hands

Study Lighter Music in the Summertime

How Beethoven Wrote His Opera Fidelio

Tact in Correcting Mistakes

Popular Error About the Liszt Rhapsodies

Judging Pianos

Forcing Children to Learn Music

Avoid Dull Teaching Pieces

Oldest Piano in America

Professional Directory

Patti's Business Ability

Mme. Bloomfield-Zeisler on American Musical Conditions

John Philip Sousa on National Music (interview with John Philip Sousa)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


George Grove, Robert Franz


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 08 (August 1909)
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