Track 6 of the recording “The Guitar Works of Fernando Sor”. This was titled originally Etude Opus 35 No 13 by Sor.  This study emulates a keyboard study. The comparison is shown primarily through its upper melody played over the accompanying chords below. This is a study typical of the classical era and is a

Track 5 of “The Guitar Works of Fernado Sor”. Origionally titled Opus 6 No. 12. – This study is a beautiful piece of music that most likely was written to emulate a string quartet. This piece maintains the use of four voices throughout the entire piece – the highest number of voices the guitar can

Track 4 of “The Guitar Works of Fernando Sor”. This piece was originally titled Etude 29 No 13 by Sor. – This study is a beautiful and famous etude written by Sor and one of the most difficult of the collection of Segovia’s twenty studies. Primarily a study in right hand arpeggio work the piece

Track 3 of “The Guitar Works of Fernando Sor”. Sonata Seconda Opus 15(b) This major piece by Sor is a one movement Sonata and shows influences from the great pianist Domenico Scarlatti. The piece highlights Sor’s ability as a composer as well as his creative use of texture for the guitar. Over the decades this

Track 2 of “The Guitar Works of Fernando Sor. Originally titled Etude Opus 34 No.22 Fernando Sor’s study in B minor is a famous and beautiful piece of music. This piece is an exploration of melody on the guitar as well as a highlight of an unusual key for the guitar. The key of B minor centers on

Track 1 of ‘The Guitar Works of Fernando Sor” . Originally this study was titled Etude Opus 6 No. 8. In 1945 Andres Segovia reviewed the extensive collection of studies by Fernando Sor  (1778-1839) and put together a set of twenty studies by Sor which he thought were important pieces for developing modern technique for

Program Notes for Jeff Dwarshuis Recording – “The Guitar Works of Fernando Sor”  Track 1. Etude Opus 6 No. 8 (1) In 1945 Andres Segovia reviewed the extensive collection of studies by Fernando Sor  (1778-1839)and put together a set of twenty studies by Sor which he thought were important pieces for developing modern technique for

Program  Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)          Lyrical Melody: Homage to the Brazilian Country Dweller    Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)          Leyenda    Fernando Sor (1778-1839)                Introduction and Grand Solo-Op. 14   J.S. Bach (1685-1750)         Prelude No. 1 from Well – Tempered Clavier    Program Notes   Fernando Sor (1778-1839) 

Program  Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)         1. Lyrical Melody: Homage to the Brazilian Country Dweller         2. Melodia Capadocia  Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)         Leyenda  Annonomous        Romance  Fernando Sor (1778-1839)         1. Variations on a Theme of Mozart         2. Etude Opus 6, No. 11               3. Introduction and Grand Solo-Op.

Program  Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)          Leyenda  Annonomous          Romance  Fernando Sor (1778-1839)         1. Variation on a Theme of Mozart         2. Etude Opus 6, No. 11         3. Etude Opus 35 no 22         4. Sonata Seconda         5. Introduction and Grand Solo-Op. 14 Program Notes  Fernando Sor

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