Allegretto by Fernando Sor (1778-1839)
Grade 2– Early Intermediate
Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. He is best known for his guitar compositions, but he also composed music for opera and ballet, earning acclaim for his ballet titled Cendrillon. Sor’s works for guitar range from pieces for advanced players, such as Variations on a Theme of Mozart, to beginner pieces.
An easy song of 40 Bars. Play once, no repeat. No Barre Chords. Suspend Bass (Hold Root Note of Chord) for full measure. In Allegreto there are many identical chords repeated during the song. So you learn one chord, you can play many parts of the song already. The main one is the C chord with the left hand pattern (pipmiam). 4 occurrences over 16 bars out of 40. Bar-, -, -, -.