Study 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.
Play AABB. 16 Bars in total. 4 chords and no Barre Chords. 2/4 Time Signature.
Right Hand plays p(thumb) and i(index) alternatively. Thumb plays the downstroke and the index plays the upstroke. Left hand has a couple of chords with minimal finger changes. This is perhaps the easy song in my entire blog. If you never played classical guitar before take this song as your first.