Tag Fernando Sor

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…

Fernando Sor Studies Op. 60

Here’s my edition and the free sheet music facsimile edition of Fernando Sor’s (1778–1839) Studies for Guitar Op. 60. He called it something along the lines of “Introduction to the Study of the Guitar in Twenty-five Progressive Lessons. It’s for…

Kevin Gallagher teaches Sor Study No. 8, Op. 6

Kevin R. Gallagher teaches a lesson on Study No. 8 Op. 6, by Fernando Sor. Kevin is a great player and teacher, previous GFA winner, and does some online blogging and video posts as well. You can check out his site at:…

Easy Classical Guitar Songs

Many readers come to my site looking for free easy classical guitar sheet music and tab and other materials so I’ve decided to list a few items here. When I refer to beginners I am thinking of a player who…

Vladimir Gorbach plays Llobet

Another nice one from Vladimir Gorbach via gfavideo Variaciones sobre un tema de Fernando Sor, Op. 15 composed by Miguel Llobet (1878-1938) performed by Vladimir Gorbach July 3, 2011 – Legacy Hall Columbus State University 2011 Guitar Foundation of America International Concert…

Review: The Early Romantic Guitar by Murray Visscher

The Early Romantic Guitar by Murray Visscher, 19th Century Guitar Titania, 2010 Repertoire: Francois de Fossa (Op. 12, Cinquième Fantasie sur l’air des Folies d’Espagne) Mauro Giuliani (Op. 33, 12 Ecossoises) & (Op. 102, Introduction et Variation ) Ferdinando Carulli…