This is from Chopin, Nocturne in C sharp minor sheet music, Is 1 e slower than the triplet?

Chopin Nocturne in C# minor, mm. 51-53

1 Answer 1


Other way around. The two sixteenth notes forming "& a" will be a bit slower.

The circled triplet lasts 1/2 beat (so each note in it lasts 1/6 beat), and the following two notes together last 1/2 beat (so 1/4 beat each).

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.