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Table of Contents

Chopin: Pre-Eminent Genius of the Pianoforte

Modern Pioneers in the Art of Piano-Playing

Etude Debate: Shall Music Teachers be Required to Pass an Examination Before They are Permitted to Teach?

Pentatonic Scales in Famous Song

When the Mother Interferes

Laying the Foundation for Velocity: How Great Speed May be Attained if the Right Beginning is Made

Characteristic Dance Forms: Notes Upon Famous National Dances

Wagner's Opera Tannhäuser

Mendelssohn the Fortunate

Some Delicate (?) Contemporary Criticisms of Wagner's Early Works

How I Overcame Stage Fright

Encores at Pupils' Recitals

Rossini the Humorist: Epigrams and Wit of the Most Whimsical of the Italian Composers

Left Hand Music

Well-Known Composers of To-Day—Thurlow Lieurance

Debussy on Servility to Great Masters

Simplifying Sight Reading at the Pianoforte

Tchaikovski's Extraordinary Marriage

Amusing Performance of Trovatore

Last Hours of Edward MacDowell

Gounod's Visit to Milan

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Liszt, Johann Mattheson


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 28, Number 08 (August 1910)
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