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Table of Contents

Keeping Up the Enthusiasm

Memories of Franz Liszt

Great Composers and Politics

Von Bülow and the Liszt Concerto

Main Essentials of Dr. William Mason's Principles of Pianoforte Instruction

Liszt and Dr. Mason's Eyeglasses

Necessity for Daily Practice (interview with Raoul Pugno)

Making Teaching a Pleasure

Hints on Velocity

What the Pedal Does

How to Gain Confidence for Playing in Public

Simple Calisthenics Loosen the Wrist

How Should the Study of Harmony Benefit Piano Students?

Long-Suffering Accompanist

Ideas for Interesting Club Entertainments

Why Many Clubs Fail

Opera Evening in Costume

Composite Biographies

Fun in Analysis

Pupils' Recital That Paid

Difficulties of the Leger Lines

Etude Master Study Page—The Real Berlioz

Cordiality is Always Best

Musical Penmanship Leading to Legible Music Writing

Be Just to the Former Teacher

Making Students of Our Pupils

Strengthening the Weak

Use of Pieces in the First Year

Marking the Phrasing for Young Pupils

What an Opera House Costs in Europe

Interpretation of Bach

Seventeenth Century Musical Pessimist

Ear Training Through Scale Practice

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Liszt, Raoul Pugno, Berlioz


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 11 (November 1913)
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