Fernando Sor: The Sixteen Easiest Pieces
especially composed for absolute beginners on
edited by Brian Jeffery
Fernando Sor's Sixteen Easiest Pieces for
guitar are the easiest
pieces, as far as I can judge, which Sor composed. He
intended them for complete beginners on the guitar, and they
remain perfect for that same purpose today. As well as being
easy, they are also simple and delightful pieces, often of great
This is a standard edition specially for students, at a low
price. Very good for beginners. From Sor's opp. 60, 31, 35, etc. Newly edited by
Brian Jeffery direct from the original editions, and with
only Sor's fingering, no modern fingering. 16 pages. This book includes ALL the pieces by Sor which are prescribed
for Grades 1 and 2 in the current Associated Board guitar syllabus.
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You can see videos of all sixteen pieces played by Rob MacKillop at
www.robmackillop.net/guitar/fernando-sor/ , go Page Down
on that page one or two pages down to find those videos (they are
immediately following the picture there of the cover of this book). Or hear them here as mp3s: Index, and
mp3s of all the pieces played by Rob MacKillop.
Here is the list of contents:
- 1. Lesson Op.60 no.1.
- 2. Lesson Op.60 no.2.
- 3. Andante Op.44 no.1.
- 4. Allegretto Op.44 no.2.
- 5. Lesson Op.60 no.13.
- 6. Andante Op.31 no.1.
- 7. Andante Op.35 no.1
- 8. Waltz Op.35 no.2.
- 9. Lesson Op.60 no.10.
- 10. Waltz Op.51 no.1.
- 11. Lesson Op.60 no.3.
- 12. Lesson Op.60 no.5.
- 13. Andantino Op.44 no.3.
- 14. Minuet Op.44 no.14.
- 15. Lesson Op.60 no.6.
16. Allegretto moderato Op.31 no.3
REVIEW 2006: "Este cuaderno reúne las piezas más fáciles de Fernando Sor, aunque no
por ello pierden un ápice de su delicada belleza. Son, por tanto,
ideales para principiantes. A esto hay que añadir que Brian Jeffery –o
lo que es lo mismo Tecla Editions– ha editado cada pieza respetando al
máximo la edición original."
Música y Educación, Spain).
("This book brings together
the easiest pieces of Fernando Sor, and they don't lose even a bit of
their delicious beauty. They are, then, ideal for beginners.
Add to this that BJ - Tecla - has edited each piece respecting to the full
the original text.")
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the complete Preface.
See a sample page of
music, page 1, containing Sor's op. 60 no. 1 (pdf)
Paperbound ISBN 978-0-906953-08-2, clothbound ISBN 978-0-906953-50-1.
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