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Table of Contents

Lesson in Piano Playing from Sarah Bernhardt

Making an Operatic Career in Europe

Types of Musicians' Hands

Getting New Business: Dignified and Progressive Means for Securing Desirable Pupils for the Coming Season

Artist's Life: The Virtuoso's Career As It Really Is

Understanding the Music We Play

When Should the Piano Student Go Abroad? The Best and Quickest Way to Gain Results

Reed Organ: A Too Much Neglected Instrument

Penmanship and Piano Playing

Mozart from a French Viewpoint

First Lesson After Vacation

Correcting Waste in the Teachers' Business

Instruments of the Orchestra—No. 5: The Percussion Instruments and the Harp

Value of Sight-Playing

Wisdom of Richard Wagner: A Series of Carefully Selected Paragraphs form Wagner's Collected Works, Giving an Insight to the Philosophy of the Master

Compelling Practical Results from Practice

Schumann's Musical Wit

Well Known Composers of To-day—Alfred Wooler

How Beethoven Composed

Dreamers, Seers and Mystics in Music

Making a Good Start in Teaching

Some Things Every Music Lover Should Know About the Piano

Develop the Power of Discrimination in the Child

Too Much at One Lesson

Too Much Analysis of Finger and Arm Movements

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Charles Cahier, Alfred Wooler


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 09 (September 1913)
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