"Etude", #composition by the author. It is suitable for guitarists of 2-3 music school levels. The etudes are used to develop technique: speed, memorising positions on the neck, training the fingers of the right hand, etc. The lessons are compulsory work for exams (academic concerts) in music school in collaboration with others.
What is an etude?
A study (étude in French) is usually a composition created to overcome technical difficulties. According to this definition, an etude is always about learning to play a musical instrument - or, more precisely, about improving certain technical aspects of its practice.
By the same logic, 'practicing' alone could easily cover such a subject; what, then, is the difference between a rehearsal and an #etude ?
The difference lies in the use of certain forms and aesthetics in the composition: an exercise rarely has a very definite form and rarely appeals to the ear. Sometimes they are fun to play because of their technical challenges, but rarely do you see them performed in a concert hall.
Etudes, on the other hand, often find their way into the concert hall, as these are works designed to achieve performance readiness while also providing opportunities for skill development. In other words, they are often quite pretty!
For these and other reasons, which we'll look at in a moment, the etude continues to be a popular form, even centuries after its original form.
For example, this is an etude I wrote for guitar. Any updates of current plays I usually announce on my website, so you may find other etudes .