Very short Etude – PianoTweet no. 143 (replay)

(text written on May 23rd, 2011)

Many of you know what it is: an Etude.
The word “Etude” has its origin from the French verb “etudier”,
which means “to study”.
Rather often I play this exercise to wake up my fingers, wrists, arms and shoulders.

When I was a young boy, I hated “Etudes”.
I must have been lazy.
And sometimes I still am.

Yes, I had piano lessons for many years,
and in a way I enjoyed them.

But I thought studying and making music were
two different worlds
that had nothing in common.
I hadn’t yet discovered
what I discovered many, many years later…
The possibility to insert MUSIC into an Etude.

Enjoy this very short exercise!

Very short Etude – PianoTweet 143


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