John Briggs



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Table of Contents

Thoughts at 70

Music Teaching as a Profession

Jeanie Was a Lucky Girl

Origin of the Fugue

It's All Done with Muscles! (interview with Andor Foldes)

Singing Can Be Simple

That Inevitable Symphony

Deficit Master Lesson on Richard Strauss's Morgen

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


music teaching, singing


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).