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You are not connected, choose one of two options to submit your comment: Do not see this window again for the duration of the session. Buy sheet music books Sor, Fernando. The foreword to Opus 45 goes even further than sarcasm: Among the extended forms, the first Allegro movements still show considerable flexibility in the application of ‘sonata form’, especially in the larger number of ideas introduced and recalled.

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Fernando Sor: Selected Works – Guitar Salon International

Inhe went to London to attempt to build a stronger music career there. Byron Fogo Cover photo: Fenando Martinez of Malaga, or from M. For that matter, the style still goes back to that of Joseph Haydn and Mozart, especially in the first movement of Op. A lithographed painting of Fernando Sor, c. The texture is naturally of interest too, with the melody shifted from top to bottom, to middle, and frequent contrapuntal bits added. Therefore, the young Sor still not 11 years old began to write songs to words in Latin to impress his parents.

In his method, he also mentions that “J. His Opus 7 was a large and strange piece, notated in three clefs, and no guitarist at the time could play it.

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Fernando Sor: Selected Works

The event sent the already-sickly Sor into serious depression, and he died inof tongue and throat cancer.


It was in these last ten or so years of his life that his writings reveal his bitterness towards how his publications were being received by the public.

Even during a repetition, for example in the second half of the theme of his Mozart variations op. As Sor’s works were published in various countries, his name was translated, leading to variations in the spelling. It was not a terrible turn of events, as he had much free time to play and compose music in the army as well. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat Archived from the original on 7 April This examination affords a wor glimpse of Fernanfo at two very different stages of his career: He had considerable success this time, especially with his ballet Cendrillon.

He gained renown at first as a virtuoso guitarist and composer for the instrument. Schroeder of Petersburgh”, made some guitars under his direction; but it is curious that he mentions them only in regard to his own guitar design ideas, which are today partly critically viewed.

Fernando Sor – Wikipedia

Added by eythor-thorlaksson the We recommend that you assign name-surname. The second piece from Twelve MinuetsOp. Since ballet in London was more popular than opera, Sor decided to try his hand at this new genre of music. While he is best known for his guitar compositions, he also composed music for a wide range of genres, including opera, orchestra, string quartet, piano, voice, and ballet.


Sor’s works for guitar range from pieces for beginning players to advanced players such as Variations on a Theme of Mozart. Inpartly due to his advancing age, he settled down and decided to live out the rest of his life back in Paris. Cookies allow us to personalize content and ads, to provide social media-related features and analyze our traffic.

Fernando Sor

Recollections of Ireland Op. Retrieved from ” https: Performed inthis is from Sor’s 24 Exercises composed c. Don’t show me this again. Add Videos on this feernando Add a video related to this sheet music. Form and Style by Stanley Yates [15]. Sor reveals in writings, mainly from the last efrnando years of his life, that he was greatly attached to this place, and had fond, nostalgic memories of his childhood there. His ballet score Cendrillon Cinderella received over one hundred performances.

Having abandoned his family’s ideal of a military or administrative post, Sor could finally give music a serious try in France. Not much is known about his time there, however, despite the exaggeration about his romantic and professional life. Encyclopedia of World Biography.

Generally, he would add or subtract ornaments; change the textures, notes, or rhythms; or even rewrite passages in a more improvisatory style.