John Briggs



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Table of Contents

Summer Music in Europe Rain, Rats and Red Tape

Teen-Age Symphony: Fifty-five New York Youngsters, Ages 10-17,Play a Full-Scale Concert Season

He Brought Us Orchestral Music

Gaoler Played the Organ: Being a True and Faithful Account of Ye Versatile Doings of Peter Pelham, a Musician of Williamsburg in Ye Olden Time

Come with Me to Antoine's in Jacmal on the Island of Haiti Where the Mysterious Voodoo Drums are Made

Operatic Daughter (interview with Claudia Pinza)

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Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Europe, Summer music, European music


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 68, Number 05 (May 1950)
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