Opus 38 No 23 by Napoleon Coste (1805 – 1883)
Napoleon is french and is a major figure in guitar composition of the mid-nineteenth century. Napoleon was taught by his mother at a very early age. Napoleon later became Fernando sor’s student and quickly established himself as the leading French virtuoso guitarist. Napoleon is the first composer to transcribe guitar music of the 17th centurty to the modern era.
Study Piece. 68 Measures. 6 Pages. key of A. Time Signature 4/4. Allegro Moderato. Right Hand plays 16 notes constantly. You should mute the bass. This piece is written for the 7th string guitar! I compared another version with a 6th string arrangement by Rhayn Jooste. Tab here. Check out this piece’s Detailed Analysis. Please watch the entire video below as well to see a tutorial of this piece by Gohar Vardanyan.
Guitar Demo (Gohan Vardanyan)
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