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Étude Op. 25, No. 6 (Chopin)

Étude Op. 25, No. 6, in G-sharp minor, is a technical study composed by Frédéric Chopin focusing on thirds, trilling them at a high speed. Also called the Double Thirds Etude, Op. 25, No.6 is considered one of the hardest of Chopin's 24 Etudes, ranking the highest level of difficulty according to the Henle difficulty rankings.[1]

Excerpt from the beginning of the Étude Op. 25 No. 6

\relative c''{\new PianoStaff << \new Staff {\tempo "Allegro" 2 = 69 \time 4/4 \set Staff.timeSignatureFraction=2/2 \key gis \minor <<b16 dis(_\markup{\italic sotto \italic voce}-4>> <<cis e-5>> <<b dis>> <<cis e>> <<b dis>> <<cis e>> <<b dis>> <<cis e>> <<b dis>> <<cis e>> <<b dis>> <<cis e>> <<b dis>> <<cis e>> <<b dis>> <<cis e>> | \hideNotes a)} \new Staff {\key gis \minor \set Staff.timeSignatureFraction=2/2 \clef "bass" r1 |\hideNotes a16} >>}


  1. ^ Verlag, Henle. Retrieved 13 September 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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