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What is your favorite Chopin Etude?

Op, 10 no, 1
1 (5.9%)
Op, 10 no, 2
1 (5.9%)
Op, 10 no, 3
1 (5.9%)
Op, 10 no, 4
5 (29.4%)
Op, 10 no, 5
0 (0%)
Op, 10 no, 6
0 (0%)
Op, 10 no, 7
0 (0%)
Op, 10 no, 8
0 (0%)
Op, 10 no, 9
0 (0%)
Op, 10 no, 10
0 (0%)
Op, 10 no, 11
0 (0%)
Op, 10 no, 12
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 1
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 2
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 3
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 4
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 5
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 6
1 (5.9%)
Op, 25 no, 7
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 8
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 9
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 10
0 (0%)
Op, 25 no, 11
3 (17.6%)
Op, 25 no, 12
5 (29.4%)

Total Members Voted: 17

Chopin Etudes (Read 564 times)

Offline romanticperiod

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Chopin Etudes
« on: July 03, 2021, 09:13:02 AM »
Im just curious what Chopin etude is most liked  :)

Sheet music to download and print: Etudes by Chopin



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Re: Chopin Etudes
«Reply #1 on: July 03, 2021, 03:39:55 PM »
It's hard for me to pick because I love almost all of them in equal measure. It's easier to pick the ones I like less than the ones I like the most :P

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Re: Chopin Etudes
«Reply #2 on: July 03, 2021, 06:25:45 PM »
I love them all but I chose 25/11 because it was super fun to learn!

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Re: Chopin Etudes
«Reply #3 on: July 06, 2021, 10:57:55 PM »
Any bets on which Etudes will win? Or will that jinx the poll?

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Re: Chopin Etudes
«Reply #4 on: July 07, 2021, 12:09:25 AM »
Any bets on which Etudes will win? Or will that jinx the poll?

I'm not going to lay a real money bet down on random opinions, but I will say my mind has been altered for the better by attempting to tackle the Op. 10/2, both with LH and RH using those crazy fingerings.

Truth be told, I don't really like any of the Chopin études as music, but I think this one continues to teach me things.  Melody?  There isn't any!  It's all technique.   In this one.

Yes, even a blind pig like Chopin can find the truffle, when creating variations upon, say, Mozart, but the odd compelling bits he stumbled across in his delirious, deranged stupors, are far outweighed by his extremely unorthodox method of playing at the keyboard, which transcends taste and proclivity.

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Re: Chopin Etudes
«Reply #5 on: July 07, 2021, 08:49:11 PM »
I have to say my favorite (possibly also because of the nostalgia it brings) is Op.25 No.12. I don't know why, but every time I listen to it, I love it. So that is where my vote went. I just love the effect it can have when played well.

I also really enjoy Op.25 No.7. I didn't like it at all when I was younger. For whatever reason, now it is one of my favorites (to play and listen to). Almost like it better than the one above.

I have others I like, but these two stick out to me currently.

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Re: Chopin Etudes
«Reply #6 on: July 20, 2021, 02:28:25 AM »
Op. 25 No. 12  ;D. IDK why but to me it sounds somewhat like Schumann/Liszt Widmung.