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Table of Contents

Joy of Christmas Morning: A Merry Christmas to Etude Friends Everywhere!

Unseen Forces (interview with Charles R.Gay)

Christmas at Mrs. Santa Claus' Home: A Story Recital for Children

Memorybook Pages of a Musical Pilgrim: Presenting Messages and Music from Many States, Part 4: I Hear America Singing—Out West and Up North

Marimba Moves into the Parlor

Swing! Swing! Swing!: The Last Word in X Music

Musical Lure of the Ballet

Lessons from Beethoven's Sketch Book

Plea for the Real Debussy (interview with E. Robert Schmitz)

New Ideas on Octave Playing: A Fresh and Interesting Discussion

Musical Sandwich

Singer's Equipment: The Vocal, Mental and Physical Gifts and Training Necessary to a Career (interview with Gladys Swarthout)

New Pianos in New Settings

Greeks Had a Name for It

Hymns: The Part They Have Played in the Development of Music

Keep Your Musical Information Orderly

Enter the Typewriter as a Musical Instrument

That's Wrong

Noble Art of Teaching

Wagner's Alpha and Omega

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Christmas music, Charles R. Gay, children and music


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 55, Number 12 (December 1937)
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