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Table of Contents

Emperor's Operatic Rules

Getting a Start in Europe as a Virtuoso

Teaching Too Many Pupils

Story of the Orchestral Instruments Told for the General Music Love: The Woodwind Section

Wisdom of Felix Mendelssohn

Pen Picture of Brahms

How to Become a Sure-Fingered Pianist

How to Make Summers Musically Profitable

Commonsense Helps in Teaching Little Folks

Despondent Versus the Over-Sanguine Pupil

Compelling Independent Finger Action

Teaching Children to Use the Pedals

Legato and Staccato Playing

Liszt as a Russian Master Saw Him

Some Old Musical Legends

Playing for Our Friends

Combating the Missed-Lesson Evil (symposium)

Neglected Staccato

Metronome and Its Uses

Circular to Parents

Developing Elasticity in the Weakened Fingers

How Music Has Impressed Some Great Minds

Passing of F.S. Law

Well Known Composers of To-day—E.J. Decevée

Cleaning Up Mussy Octaves

Rooting Out Mistakes

Stop Rushing

How I Got My Pupils to Count Aloud

Business Conditions in Music

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


European music, Liszt, E.J. Decevee


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 31, Number 07 (July 1913)
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