John Briggs



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Table of Contents

Day of Days (Poem)

What Do Christmas Carols Mean to You?

New Horizon for Piano Teachers: The Elementary Classroom Teacher Needs a Background of Piano Study

Christmas at the Panama Canal

Play Lessons for the Pre-School Age

What I've Learned in Judging Competitions (interview with Jesus Maria Sanroma)

Grass Roots of Opera in America: Colleges and Universities Set the Pace in Creating Opera Centers Throughout U.S.

Special Christmas Programs Are Rewarding

Covered Tone—What is It?

This Choir Goes Big Time: Doctors, Lawyers, Salesmen, Housewives, Salesladies—All Join Their Voices in This Inspired Group

Do You Teach Piano or Piano Music?

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Silent Night


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 69, Number 12 (December 1951)
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