K.K. Étude

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#7 K.K. Étude  
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Album cover in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Live Performance
Composed by Toru Minegishi
Mood A little blue...
Owned by
Genre Classical
Instruments Harpsichord
Main appearances

Other appearances
Names in other languages
 Étude de Kéké
 K.K. Studio
 Этюд К. К.
 Étude de Kéké
 K.K. Etüde

"K.K. Étude" (formatted as "K.K. Etude" prior to City Folk) is a K.K. Slider song that first appears in Doubutsu no Mori. An étude is a musical composition designed to improve a technical skill instead of being performed.

Album cover[edit]

Album cover in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

The album cover for "K.K. Étude" features a young pupil-like K.K. Slider being instructed by Velma to play the piano. In the Animal Crossing e-Reader card, text positioned at the middle-right reads "K.K. Etude" in cursive. In New Leaf, the text at the bottom-left is illegible, while in New Horizons, it is now in bottom-right position and reads the French title of the song, "Étude de Kéké."


In Animal Crossing[edit]

In Animal Crossing, "K.K. Etude" is played in the houses of Bliss, Kitty, Olivia, Pierce, and Valise. In Doubutsu no Mori e+, it is also played in Willow's house, and the aircheck of the song's live performance can be received from Emerald, Kitty, Pierce, Valise, and Willow at maximum friendship.

In Wild World[edit]

In Animal Crossing: Wild World, "K.K. Etude" is played in Pierce's house.

In City Folk[edit]

In Animal Crossing: City Folk, "K.K. Étude" is played in the houses of Kitty, Pierce, and Willow.

In New Leaf[edit]

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, "K.K. Étude" is played in the houses of Kitty, Louie, Nan, Pierce, Velma, and Willow.

In New Horizons[edit]

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, "K.K. Étude" is played in the houses of Bones, Deli, and Nan. The aircheck of this song can be obtained from one of these villagers after visiting their house by their favor. This song's aircheck can also be purchased in Nook Shopping daily selection for  3,200 Bells.

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise, "K.K. Étude" is played in the houses of Al, Bluebear, Gabi, and Jambette.

In Happy Home Designer[edit]

In Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, "K.K. Étude" is played in the houses of Al, Aurora, Bluebear, Franklin, Gabi, and Jambette.

In Pocket Camp[edit]

In Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, the New Horizons music box version of "K.K. Étude" plays on the Delicate Blue Music Box from the Marvelous Music Box Set.




  • The aircheck of "K.K. Étude" showcases Alberti bass, which is a classic technique in classical music.

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese けけのエチュード
Keke no echūdo
K.K.'s Étude

Korean K.K.에튀드
K.K. Etwideu

Simplified Chinese K.K.练习曲
K.K. Liànxí qǔ

Russian Этюд К. К.
Etyud K. K.

Dutch K⁠.⁠K⁠.-⁠⁠etude

German K.K. Etüde

European Spanish Tota-solo K.K. Solo

European French Étude de Kéké K.K.'s Étude

Italian K.K. Studio K.K. Study