Definition of étude
1 : a piece of music for the practice of a point of technique
2 : a composition built on a technical motive but played for its artistic value
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Begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, with pianist Asiya Korepanova presenting Franz Liszt’s 24 etudes for piano.
Korepanova will play a marathon recital containing all the piano etudes of Liszt on June 16.
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