Op.33 and op.39 "Tableaux Etudes" by the Russian composer and virtuoso pianist S. V. Rachmaninoff, who made his mark on the late romantic period, are among the works that are frequently performed by pianists and difficult to perform. In this study, firstly, the definition of the etude, its historical development, and the musical language of the composer were discussed and information was given about the content of the "Tableaux Etudes" in this context. Of these valuable works, op.39 no.5 etude has been examined from a formal, characteristic and pianistic perspective. Literature review and analysis methods were used within the scope of the study. With this study, it is aimed to increase the awareness of the pianist candidate in terms of interpretation and to contribute educationally. In addition, to be able to connect long sentences by ensuring dominance in the octave and chord technique in the work, at the same time, by overcoming technical difficulties that may arise, to transfer the required arm and shoulder strength to the piano and finally to bring musicality to the fore recommendations were made.
Etude, Piano, Late Romantic Period, Russian Music