Classical Guitar of Fernando Sor


Classical Guitar of Fernando Sor. This book provides guitarists with an essential collection of 22 exquisite pieces by the great Sor, an extensive biography, and playing notes for each piece. Includes: Variations on a Theme from Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” * Minuet in D Major, Op. 11, No. 5 * Minuet in E Major, Op. 11, No. 10 * Divertimento in C Major, Op. 13, No. 3 * Les Folies d’Espangne, Op. 15(a) * Bagatelle in D Minor, Op. 43, No. 5 * and more. Includes tablature.

Joseph Harris received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in guitar performance at Northern Arizona University as a student of Tom Sheeley. Joseph has done further graduate stufy in music theory at the University of Iowa. In additon to his work with the classical guitar, his musical pursuits include jazz guitar, music aesthetics and the music of French composer Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992). In his spare time Jospeh emjoys camping, canoeing, spelunking (caving) and rock climbing.


Variations on a Theme from Mozart’s The Magic Flute Opus 9
Waltz in C Major Opus 18 No 6
Minuet in D Major Opus 11 No 5
Minuet in E Major Opus 11 No 10
Divertimento in C Major Opus 13 No 3
Les Folies d’Espangne, Opus 15a
Siz Airs from Mozart’s The Magic Flure Opus 19
Fantasia in E Minor, Opus 21 (Les Adieux)
Minuet in C Major, from Grand Sonata, Opus 22
Petite Piece in A Major, Opus 45 No 3
Minuet in G Major (c 1810)
Bagatelle in D Minor Opus 6 No 11
Lecon in D Major Opus 31 No 10
Lecon in E Major Opus 31 No 23
Petite Piece in E Major Opus 32 No 1
Study in B Minor Opus 35 No 22
Minuet in G Major Opus 2 No 1
Petite Piece in A Major Opus 44 No 21
Minuet in A Major Opus 11 No 6

Good Points

  • Standard Notation including Tablature
  • Offer different Sor Piece for the intermediate to advanced level
  • Each piece comes with a detailed description (That’s what I am talking about!)
  • Left Hand Fingering Included

Bad Points

  • No Audio CD
  • Bad news for beginners. Only for Intermediate and advanced

Final Words
Classical Guitar of Fernando Sor is a book strictly for intermediate to advance player. What I like about this book is the detailed description and historical notes of each piece. These pieces are not the usual generic Sor work found in so many other classical books. Get your copy of Classical Guitar of Fernando Sor by Joseph Harris.

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Book Details
Paperback: 104 pages
Publisher: Creative Concepts (April 1, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0634030825
ISBN-13: 978-0634030826
Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 9 x 12 inches

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