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Table of Contents

Truths for Singing Teachers and Students

One Good Reason Why All Should Cultivate Music

Part That Health Plays in Musical Success

Physical Exercise to Strengthen the Pianist's Back

Help from Well-Known Teachers in Overcoming Obstacles

Fighting a Physical Difficulty

Getting Ahead by Asking Questions

Making Good in a Responsible Position

Find Why Others Have Failed

Real Service in Teaching

Doorsteps to Fame

Need for Logical Study

Lifting the Fingers in the Technic of Piano Playing

Developing the Music Worker's Brain Force

Why Strive for Useless Knowledge?

Uplift from Master Minds: Inspiring Thoughts for Daily Reflection of Earnest Music Workers

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

Etude Master Study Page: The Real Haydn

Listening to Orchestral Music

American Music Loses a Valued Worker

Well Known Composers of To-day—Alfred J. Silver

Instruments of the Orchestra—No. 6: The Complete Orchestra

Wherein Do I Fall? A Home Examination

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Mathilde Marchesi, Haydn, Edward Morris Bowman death, American music, Alfred J. Silver


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 10 (October 1913)
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