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Table of Contents

Music at Christmas (Poem)

Performer—or Artist? (interview with Bidu Sayão)

Messiah Sunday (interview with Gordon Bachlund)

Backstage with the TV Scene Designer

Impressions of a Musical Journey to Africa

Ole Bull Returns to Pennsylvania

Rare Bit of Singing and Dancing

Much to Do About Conducting

What is Your Carol I.Q.?

Who Was this Christmas Outcast?

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, manger scene


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 71, Number 12 (December 1953)
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