Tag Fernando Sor

Belmin Okanović Plays Study No. 24, Op. 29 by Sor

Belmin Okanović plays Study No. 24, Op. 29 by Fernando Sor (1778–1839). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube Channel where Okanović is playing on a on a 2005 Jean-Noël Rohé. Some nice phrasing and highlighted melodic playing by Okanović. This is one of Sor’s…

Roland Dyens Plays Sor, Reinhardt, and Piazzolla

Roland Dyens plays Fernando Sor’s Le Calme, Django Reinhardt’s Nuages, and Astor Piazzolla’s Oblivion + Libertango on a 1947 Bouchet guitar. Includes an excellent into about the guitar and the usual hilarious banter by Dyens that one can not help…

Sor Study No.15, Op.44 (Free PDF)

Sor Study (Andante) No.15, Op.44 by Fernando Sor (1778–1839)For Classical Guitar in Notation or Notation + Tablature (TAB)Intermediate (Grade 5) Here’s a free sheet music PDF of one of Sor’s popular studies from Op.44.  I’ve made a free copy to attract guitarists…

Julia Trintschuk plays Opus 6 No. 9 by Sor

I was looking for an example of this etude for one of my students and found something via our good friends over at  Siccas Guitars! Julia Trintschuk plays Opus 6 No. 9 by Fernando Sor on a 1924 Hermann Hauser I. This…

Tariq Harb plays Sor Studies

Tariq Harb plays three etudes by Fernando Sor (1778-1839). You can visit him on Youtube for little write-ups on each one explaining the techniques or just read below where I list the main points. If you’re looking for the sheet music…

Sor Study No.13, Op.35 (Free PDF or TAB)

Sor Study No.13, Op.35 (Segovia No. 2) by Fernando Sor (1778–1839)Free Sheet Music for Classical Guitar in Notationor Notation + Tablature (TAB) EditionLevel: Intermediate (Grade 4) Here’s a free sheet music PDF of one of the most well known Sor Studies.…

Sor Study No.8, Op.6 (Free PDF or TAB)

Sor Study No.8, Op.6 (Segovia No. 1) by Fernando Sor (1778–1839)For Classical Guitar, Free Notation PDF or Notation + Tablature (TAB)Level: Intermediate (Grade 7) Here’s a free sheet music PDF of one of the most well known Sor Studies.  I’ve made…

Lesson: Study No. 24, Op. 60 by Fernando Sor

This post is for my new PDF eBook: Ten Classical EtudesLesson: Study No. 24, Op. 60 by Fernando Sor (1778–1839)Includes fingering, notation & notation + TAB edition.YouTube Video Performance and Lesson Link (4K) Allegro Moderato, Study No. 24, Op. 60 by…

David Starobin plays Matiegka on a period Lacôte

Another great performance from David Starobin, this time of Menuetto (Presto) in G major, op. 20, no. 10 by Wenzeslaus Matiegka (1773–1830). He’s playing guitar made by René François Lacôte (1785–1855) with a label signed by the virtuoso guitarist Fernando Sor (1778–1839)…

Janet Grohovac and Chad Ibison play Sor

Grohovac-Ibison Duo play L’Encouragement by Sor. Since Janet is from Victoria and I know her well so I’m a bit bias but I’m sure you’ll agree this is one great duo. By the way Chad was recently a finalist at…