Fernando Sor Composer And Guitarist 2nd edition
paperback only 199 pages, 17 illustrations, $48.95
by Dr. Brian Jeffery
Fernando Sor, born in Barcelona in 1778-died in Paris 1839, is without a doubt, the most influential and magnificent guitar composer of modern times. All serious students of the guitar, in their quest of attaining a B.A. and later a M.A. through any College or University are aided in the ascension to becoming a virtuoso, by the immortal works of this maestro.
I first read this in 1981, when it was a 1st edition. In 1993, when I was in the process of learning my 3rd language (French), it was the follow up to my method book. All the French is translated (which indicates the scholarship of it's author), but for those of you who are linguistists, or just beginning the trek of doing so, it is beyond entertainment to do research in an additional language. I encourage you all to do so, I can read six languages and it only took a decade.