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Etude Op.10 No. 3
Etude Op. 10 No. 3 page 2 Etude Op. 10 No. 3 page 3

You will enjoy playing this lovely theme from one of Chopin's etudes.

He wrote it in the key of E Major,
but we have simplified for beginning students by transposing it to the key of F Major.
Each B will be played as a B flat and there are a few accidentals.

The notes with a slur between them (the half notes in measures 1 and 2) are "tied notes".
You do not play the second note.
The whole note A in measure 22 is tied into measure 23 and tied again to the eighth note in measure 23.
Do not play either A in measure 23.

Observe the fingering between the staves.

Choose a soothing 4/4 rhythm on your keyboard. Begin slowly
When you can play it well slowly, then try it faster.

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