Étude Op. 10, No. 5 by Frédéric Chopin


'''Étude Op. 10, No. 5''', in G-flat major, is a study for solo piano composed by Frédéric Chopin in 1830. It was first published in 1833 in France,("[http://www.cfeo.org.uk/jsp/browsecollection.jsp French edition]"). Paris: M. Schlesinger, June 1833. Germany,("[http://www.cfeo.org.uk/jsp/browsecollection.jsp German edition]"). Leipzig: Fr. Kistner, August 1833 . and England("[http://www.cfeo.org.uk/jsp/browsecollection.jsp English edition]"). London: Wessel & Co, August 1833. as the fifth piece of his ''Études Op. 10''. This work is characterized by the rapid triplet figuration played by the right hand exclusively on black keys. This melodic figuration is accompanied by the left hand in staccato chords and octaves.