John Briggs



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Table of Contents

Johann Sebastian Bach . . . His World What Bach Edition Shall I Play?

What Sort of Man Was J.S. Bach?

Johann Sebastian Bach: The Teacher Draft for a Well-Appointed Church Music (from The Bach Reader)

Search for Bach's Grave

Heirs to Bach's Genius Instruments of Bach's Day

I've Always Wanted to Play the Piano

WQXR . . . Radio's Wonder Station

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Johann Sebastian Bach


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).