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Selected Content from the November 1898 Edition of The Etude

    Old Fogy Redivivus

    Of course, Daddy Liszt began it all. He had read everything before he was twenty, and had embraced and renegaded from twenty religions. This volatile, versatile, vibratile, vivacious, vicious temperament of his has been copied by most modern pianists who have n’t brains enough to parse a sentence or play a Bach Invention. The Weimar crew all imitated Liszt’s style in octaves and hair dressing. Read More

    Critical Comment.

    BY LEONARD LIEBLING. The time is past when our public marveled at the amazing performances of infant-phenomena. Nowadays these prodigies are so plentiful that, if a youngster can not recite a poem, sing a song, or play a piece on… Read More

    World of Music

    Berlin has 118 music schools.   Franz Rummel will teach in Berlin this winter.   A new opera by de Koven is announced. The title is " The Three Dragoons."   Chaminade's projected visit to the United States has… Read More

    Questions & Answers

    [Our subscribers are invited to send in questions for this department. Please write them on one side of the paper only, and not with other things on the same sheet. In Every Case the Writer's Full Address must be… Read More

    Special Notices

    Notices for this column inserted at 3 cents a word for one insertion, payable in advance. Copy must be received by the 20th of the previous month to insure publication in the next number.   ROBERT GOLDBECK, PIANIST, COMPOSER,… Read More



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