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Table of Contents

Christmas Down (Poem)

Silent Night, Holy Night!

America's Great Peace Hymn: The Story of America, the Beautiful and Its Composer, Samuel A. Ward

Amazing Subterranean Oratorio Performance: An Astonishing Account of a Notable Concert 750 Feet Underground in a Fabulous American Cavern Fairyland

Keep It Natural! (interview with Eileen Farrell)

Revival of the English Carol

What Gives a Violin Tone?

Joyous Mendelssohn (1809-1847): An Anniversary Sketch of the Brilliant Career of Felix Mendelssohn

Young People in Music (interview with Malcolm Sargent)

What the Singer Needs for a Career in Radio (interview with Jane Wilson)

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art


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 65, Number 12 (December 1947)
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