Tag Fernando Sor

Drew Henderson Plays Sor on a 1868 Lacôte

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Largo non tanto from Fantasie, Op. 7 by Fernando Sor (1778–1839) on an 1868 René Lacôte guitar. This comes via his fantastic YouTube channel. Fantasic playing as usual from Henderson. I love 19th century guitars for Sor…

Lesson: Study in B Minor No. 22, Op. 35 by Sor

Study in B Minor (Allegretto) No. 22, Op. 35 by Fernando Sor (1778–1839) Lesson and Sheet Music for Classical GuitarFrom my PDF eBook: Ten Classical Etudes (Werner Guitar Editions)Includes fingering, notation only & notation + TAB edition.YouTube Video Performance and Lesson Link…

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…

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)…

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…