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Opus 35 No17 by Fernando Sor

Opus 35 No17 Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Grade 4– Late 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 …

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Prelude in D Minor by Francisco Tarrega

Prelude in D Minor by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others …

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Estudio in C by Francisco Tarrega

Study in C Major by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Exercise (pim-ami-ami-ami) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for …

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Opus 35 No 22 in B minor by Fernando Sor

Op 35 No 22 in Bm (Segovia Study No 5) – Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Grade 4 Late Intermediate Exercise mostly pim on Barre Chords 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 …

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Opus 35 No 13 in C by Fernando Sor

Op 35 No 13 in Bm (Segovia Study No 2) – Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Exercise ( p+m i p i ) pattern 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. …

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Prelude 18 in D by Francisco Tarrega

Prelude 18 in D by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others …

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Study in E Minor by Francisco Tarrega

Study in E Minor by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Grade 3– Intermediate Exercise (ami) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the …

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Romance de Espana – Spanish Traditional

Grade 3– Intermediate Romance de Espana– Spanish Traditional Song Exercise (ami) Time 0:55 This song both lyrical and sentimental, made popular from the french movie “Jeux Interdits”. Romance de Espana melody is a classic classical piece and not too difficult to play. There are 2 parts to the song. Take each part at your own …

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Etude in E Minor (Opus 31) by Fernando Sor

Etude in E Minor (Opus 31) – Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Exercise (pim) 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, …

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