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Table of Contents

Boy Who Would Not Practice

Beethoven Piano in America

Four Essentials of Daily Practice

Power of Suggestion in Music

First Performance of Handel's Messiah, The

Franz Liszt—The Last Word in Piano Playing: Some Unpublished Aphorisms

Fingering the Minor Scales

At What Age Should the Pupil Start

Beginnings of Modern Instrumentation

MacDowell's Distinguished Career: A Collection of Interesting Personal Recollections and Comments Throwing New Light Upon Phases of the Activity of MacDowell as a Composer Pianist and as a Teacher

Edvard Grieg and His Own Compositions

Artistic Musical Temperament: And What a Few Kings Did in the Tonal Art

Beautiful Folk Music of Norway

Methods and Methodism in Music: Grave Dangers in Making Proprietory Musical Systems Compulsory

Right Musical Vision

Physiology of the Piano Tone

Etude Master Study Page—MacDowell

Parable of the Foolish Pupil

Grieg's Strong Musical Individuality

An Etude Master Lesson: Franz Schubert's Immortal Song Der Wanderer

History of the Pianoforte in a Nutshell

Clara Schumann's Compositions Reviewed by Her Husband

Making Sure of a Piece After Memorizing

Painting Tone-Pictures

Religious Dances in the Christian Church

Popular Songs of Our Grandparents—A Remarkable Collection

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Liszt, Edward MacDowell


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 33, Number 11 (November 1915)
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