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Table of Contents

Educational Influence of the Opera

On Memorizing Piano Music

Story of the Polonaise

What the Early Church Did for Music

Chopin as Extemporizer

Learning the Bass Clef Notes

How to Expand the Hand Without Injury

Short, Practical Lessons in Theory—The Dominant Seventh Chord

Teacher's Success Depends Upon the Pupil's Success

Mr. George A. Burdett's Work as a Composer

Why Hugo Wolf Failed as a Teacher

Some Fundamental Principles of Advertising for the Musician

Care of the Pianoforte in the Home

How to Form a Musical Library

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Paris Grand Opera House, Early Church 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 27, Number 11 (November 1909)
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