John Briggs



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Table of Contents

In Defense of Kirsten Flagstad

Good Singing Takes Time (interview with Giuseppe De Luca)

Pipers of the Highlands

Truth About Conducting Horse & Buggy

Teacher All-Star Circus Band

How Jean de Reszke Taught Singing

Master Lesson on Chopin's Etude in F Minor

How to Build a Piano Class

Pharyngeal Voice

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Kirsten Flagstad, Marks Levine


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).