etude


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e·tude

 (ā′to͞od′, -tyo͞od′)
n. Music
1. A piece composed for the development of a specific point of technique.
2. A composition featuring a point of technique but performed because of its artistic merit.

[French étude, from Old French estudie, study; see study.]

étude

(ˈeɪtjuːd; French etyd)
n
(Classical Music) a short musical composition for a solo instrument, esp one designed as an exercise or exploiting technical virtuosity
[C19: from French: study]

é•tude

(ˈeɪ tud, ˈeɪ tyud)

n.
1. a musical composition that practices some point of technique, but is also played for its artistic merit.
[1830–40; < French; see study]

étude

A study, or exercise, to display technique.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.etude - a short composition for a solo instrument; intended as an exercise or to demonstrate technical virtuosity
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
Translations
References in classic literature ?
We will take the Etudes de la Velocite next, if you please, ladies.
N'y-a-t-il pas de belles etudes parmi ces jeunes tetes?
Pour realiser son etude, la RMB a etabli une etude comparative de l'environnement des investissements dans 54 economies africaines.
1) Rappelons que cette etude s'interesse principalement a l'influence de l'origine sociale de l'individu.
Cette etude porte sur la determination de la valeur reelle de notre pays, y compris le capital immateriel que la Banque Mondiale avait adopte en tant que critere pour mesurer la richesse des pays, en plus d'autres composantes de la richesse nationale, souligne le communique.
Succeeding with the Masters & The Festival Collection: Etudes with Technique, Book 4, compiled and edited by Helen Marlais with Suzanne Torkelson.
The CD also features two cycles of etudes, which too have seldom been played on concert stages: Stravinsky's Four Etudes, Op.
De janvier 2009 a janvier 2010, un total de 30 patients presentant une lesion vesicale papillaire typique ou une lesion suspecte, decelee en cystoscopie, ont ete inclus dans cette etude prospective.
In the tenth etude in the series, Hamelin further explores pianistic styles based on Chopin's music.
Still, a world of difference separates the 1950-51 works on paper and the 1969 Etude.
The Chopin Album - Lang Lang's third album for Sony Classical - includes the second set of Chopin's Etudes (op.
La presente etude vise donc a identifier les differents types de soutien social pouvant predire un meilleur fonctionnement psychosocial chez les gens avec un trouble anxieux.