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Table of Contents

Introductions in Classical Compositions

My Only Meeting with Richard Wagner

Originality in Pianoforte Playing (interview with Vladimir de Pachmann)

Richard Wagner's Great Sacrifices for Success: The Master Composer's Own Description of His Fight Against the Bitterest Povety and Continual Failure

Self-Help, the Foundation of All Permanent Success: A Collection of Letters and Articles from World Famous Men Pertaining to One of the Greatest Elements in Human Progress

Self-Help Course for Piano Students: A Series of Educational Works, Technical Studies, Etudes and Pieces, Selected Especially for this Issue by Well-Known Teachers with Wide Experience in America and in Europe

Some New Views on Octave Playing

Struggles Which Led to Success: Distinguished Musicians Tell of Their Battles for Fame and Prosperity

Puccini's Masterpiece, Madama Butterfly

Mascagni's Bitter Struggle for Success

Well Known Composers of To-Day—J. Frank Frysinger

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Vladimir de Pachmann, Puccini, Madama Butterfly, Mascagni, J. Frank Frysinger


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 29, Number 10 (October 1911)
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