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Table of Contents

Stephen Foster's Versatility and Industry

Talking Too Much

Some Musical Signposts

Personal Recollections of the Last Days of Stephen Foster

Intimate View of Stephen Foster

Sense of Rhythm

Intelligent Training of the Thumb

Find the Shortest, Quickest and Easiest Way to Do Things

Spurring Up a Slow Pupil

Stephen C. Foster's Romantic Career

Music's Written Language

How to Show Pupils the Advantages of Slow Practice

Compounded Measures

Popularizing Good Music

Some Curious Musical Instruments Used by Savage Tribes

Beauty and Originality in Haydn's Pianoforte Sonatas

Generosity of Franz Liszt

Two Great Musical Innovators, Liszt and Paganini

Are You a Solomaniac?

Forcing Children to Study

Burns and Schubert—A Parallel

Those Old Pieces

Waste Motion in Finger Practice

Music Study as an Investment

Robert Schumann's Wedding Anniversary Gift

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Stephen C. Foster, Haydn Sonata, Paganini


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 34, Number 09 (September 1916)
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