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Table of Contents

Christmas and Christmas Music: A Study of Human Nature

Christmas Thoughts for Musicians

Richard Strauss and His Works: A Talk with the Composer

For the Christmas Recital

Demand for Brevity in Music

Our Picture Supplement

Captains of Music

Early Christmases in Musical History

Old Fogy Abroad: He Revisits the Paris Conservatoire

Proper Care of the Piano

Music and Religion

Theodore Leschetizky

Health of the Musician

In the Interlude

Counter-Surprise; Or, Christmas Eve at Plowville

Christmas in the Eighteenth Century

Christmas Piano

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Christmas music, Theodore Deschetizky


Composition | Ethnomusicology | 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 21, Number 12 (December 1903)
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