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Study (Fr. étude; Ger. Etüde, Studie; It. studio)locked

  • Howard Ferguson
  •  and Kenneth L. Hamilton

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An instrumental piece, usually of some difficulty and most often for a stringed keyboard instrument, designed primarily to exploit and perfect a chosen facet of performing technique, but the better for having some musical interest. Although a study was at one time the same as an exercise (Fr. ...

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