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Full Lesson on Fernando Sor Guitar Moderato (op.35, no.2)


The Fernando Sor guitar studies have a been a mainstay of classical guitars for centuries.  And with good reason.

As is the norm, I take this little piece and dig into many of the nuances and issues we find in it.  We talk chords, phrasing, dynamics, and a ton of other topics.

Have fun!

4 Responses to Full Lesson on Fernando Sor Guitar Moderato (op.35, no.2)

  1. David Walton August 4, 2018 at 5:51 pm #


    Thanks for so much information and technique in such an apparently small piece. Lots to practice; not just the notes!! Slowly but surely I’m gettin’ there!! Whew!! (I was working on this music without watching the lesson and it was coming out kind of flat. Now I know why!) Thanks again.

    David Walton

  2. Mike January 7, 2016 at 2:33 pm #

    Another great piece for us beginners!
    Almost got the A section nailed, just need to master the a m finger combo in measure 3, and make fluid the LH transition to fret E+C at the start of measure 4.
    I find it easier to use LH finger 2 for the B at start of measure 3 rather than finger 1 given in the fingering plan…. and I don’t see Allen using finger 1 either, if I’m seeing the video right. Is that a big deal?
    The score shows a repeated i finger at end of measure 6 & start of measure 7, but it plays just fine for my uneducated fingers.

    Could it be that Sor put in the pull-offs as an easier way for beginners like me to play sixteenth notes?

    Anyway, thanks again Allen for another super lesson, its really appreciated.
    On to the B section in another couple of days…..

  3. THUY LX July 13, 2015 at 2:37 am #

    PLS send me a pdf of this song, thanks

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