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Don’t show me this again. It was not a terrible turn of events, as he had much free time to play and compose music in the army as well. Privacy Policy Terms of Service.

Fernando Sor: Selected Works – Guitar Salon International

Here he was to be officially labeled an afrancesado along with the other Spaniards who abandoned their defense of Spain to embrace the French Revolutionary ideas. We also share information on the use of our site with our social media partners, advertising and analytics, which can combine them with other information you have provided to them or collected in your use of their services. Since ballet in London was more popular than opera, Sor decided to try his hand at this new genre of music.

Create a quick account: Even during a repetition, for example in the second half of the theme of his Mozart variations op. He gained renown at first as a virtuoso guitarist and composer for the instrument.

Pseudo This is your nickname on free-scores. Six short and easy pieces in stages, which aim to lead to what has generally been agreed are difficulties. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Inhe went to London to attempt to build a stronger music career there. Add Videos on this page Add a video related to this sheet music. The foreword to Opus 45 goes even further than sarcasm: Share this page Free-scores. Classical Guitar MagazineDecember His last work was a mass in honour of his daughter, who died in He went to Parisnever to return to his home country again.


Fernando Sor

As Sor’s works were published in various countries, his name was translated, leading to variations in the spelling. Annotate this sheet music. These and other caustic remarks did not help his sales in the least.

However, at around the same time Joseph Arredondo, the new abbot of Santa Maria de Montserratthe famous monastery, heard of his talent, and provided funds for him to attend the choir school located at the monastery.

Inpartly due to his advancing age, he settled down and decided to live out the rest of his life back in Fernanod. Sor reveals in writings, mainly from the last ten years of his life, that he was greatly attached to this place, and had fond, nostalgic memories of his ,inuet there. Since France was no longer supportive of his music, Sor decided to try his talents elsewhere. List of compositions by Fernando Sor.

Complete sheet music 17 pages – He even invented his own system for notating music, as he had not yet received formal training. Learn more and set cookies Close.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In his method, he also mentions that “J.

Guitarre-Schule von Ferdinand Sor. After the defeat of the Spanish army, however, Sor accepted an administrative post in the occupying government. Public Not listed Private. When he attempted composing operashowever, he was rejected by the French.

Performed inthis is from Sor’s 24 Exercises composed c. We recommend that you assign name-surname. Because of these performance practices, I did not stop myself from adding a few ornaments whenever I felt the music asked for it.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Lacote, a French maker, ferrnando only person who, besides his talents, has proved to me that he possesses the quality of not being inflexible to reasoning”.

Encyclopedia of World Biography. This, I imagine, would have been part of his performance style as well, as it matches fernanfo we know about performance practices of the time.

Joseph Martinez of Malaga, or from M. Archived from the original on 16 July Wikimedia Commons has media related to Fernando Sor. Audio and video players are included.

Not long after, his father died, leaving his mother without the funds to continue his education at the Cathedral.

Guitars made according to Sor’s design have not yet been located. After the Spanish repelled the French inSor and other afrancesados left Spain for fear of retribution.

Form and Style by Stanley Yates [15]. Having abandoned his family’s ideal of a military or administrative post, Sor could finally give music a serious try in France. The Life and Works of a Reluctant Guitarist”, part 2, in: Asgerdur Sigurdardottir Music typesetting: It never ceases to amaze me how so many modern guitarists and musicologists [ Please log in or create a free feenando so you can: Along fermando opera, Sor’s father also introduced him to the guitar.