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Table of Contents

Probable Origin of Syncopation

Opera of the People (interview with Victor Herbert)

Boccherini and His Friends

If My Daughter Should Study for Grand Opera (interview with Andreas Dippel)

When Different Pupils Make the Same Mistakes

How a Great Operatic Production is Prepared: Opinions from Many Celebrated Specialists upon a Subject of Much Human Interest to all Music Lovers

Grand Opera as a Business

Self-Help in Voice Study (interview with Charles Dalmores)

Alphabet of the Opera Composers

Names of the Notes in Other Languages

Success at the First Lessons: Five Important Points for Teachers to Remember and Employ

Well-Known Composers of To-day—Frank P. Atherton

Donizetti of Scotch Descent

Books about Opera

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Victor Herbert, Frederick Corder, Royal Academy of Music of London, Andreas Dippel, Philadelphia-Chicago Grand Opera Company, Opera, Impressario, Paris Grand Opera


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 30, Number 02 (February 1912)
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