Lesson: Tordilione by Carlo Calvi

From Easy Classical Guitar Volume 2 – 15 Authentic Pieces from the Renaissance to Romantic era. All works from guitar and lute sources. PDF Sheet Music and Tab for Classical Guitar. Includes both: Notation-Only edition & TAB edition, left hand fingering, some right hand fingering, online video lessons for each piece. The level is easy-intermediate or post-method book to Grade 3. Composers include: Anonymous Lute Works, Negri, Calvi, Kellner, Sor, Carulli, Molino, Mertz. An authentic collection from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic eras. Tordilione by Calvi Lesson Link.

Tordilione by Carlo Calvi (c.1610-1670) from Intavolatura di chitarra e chitarriglia (1646). I arranged this work as a possible pairing with Canario by Calvi which is next in the book. This is a nice simple work with the second half being a variation of the first eight bars. Some fingering and ornamentation is discussed but the main thing is work on the phrasing of the melody. Calvi was an Italian guitarist and editor. Intavolatura di chitarra, e chitarriglia has instruction on tuning, reading tablature, and a nice collection of works for Baroque guitar.

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