Estudios Sobre Fernando Sor

Estudios Sobre Fernando Sor (Sor Studies-Articles about Fernando Sor) Edited by Luis Gasser

579 pages, paperbound Now out of print 11 13 08.
This weighs just over 1 kilo (2.2 Lbs.)

A new book from Spain containing 31 articles on Sor

There are a total of 31  articles, of which 14 are in Spanish, 15 in English, one in French, and one in Italian.

   The first article is written by Josep Maria Mangado y Artigas, who has contributed to the book in progress "Annotations for the History of the Classical Guitar in Argentina 1822-2000" Josep spent quite a bit of time writing: "The Concerts of Lalyta Almiron in Barcelona and Madrid in 1931." He is the author of " La Guitarra en Cataluña". The last article is about the guitarmakers in Malaga that Fernando Sor frequented, and is written by Eusebio Rioja. Other articles are written by Brian Jeffery, Paul Sparks, Stanley Yates, Marc Van de Cruys, Matanya Ophee and many more authors who truly love the classical guitar.

For the detailed contents of the book, see below.

The contents of the book are as follows.

Prólogo, by Luis Gásser.

I. Biografía

1. Fernando Sor: Aportaciones biográficas, by Josep Maria Mangado.

2. Fernando Sor's funeral march for Tsar Alexander I, by Richard Long.

3. Fernando Sor como demócrata revolucionario: Trasfondo político de sus canciones patrióticas, by Emili Olcina.

4. Fernando Sor and the Russians, by Matanya Ophee.

II. Música escénica

5. El ballet Alphonse et Léonore: observaciones analíticas, by Benet Casablancas.

6. Cendrillon, Cinderella, and spectacle: Insights into Sor's most successful work, by Michael Cristoforidis and Elizabeth Kertesz.

7. La producción de Sor para la escena española, by Josep Dolcet.

8. Sor and the ballet of his time, by Sandra Noll Hammond.

9. El ballet Hercule et Omphale, by Ramón Sobrino.

10. Concerning two ballets by Sor, by Marc Van de Cruys.

III. Música orquestal y coral

11. Un fugato de Sor con ecos mozartianos: La obertura del ballet Hercule et Omphale, by Marcos Bosch.

12. El Concierto para violín y orquesta en sol mayor, by Josep Dolcet.

13. Sor's Motete al santísimo sacramento: a motet in time of war, by Roger Quin.

14. Los motetes de Fernando Sor, by Jordi Rifé.

15. Tres sinfonías de Fernando Sor, by Ramón Sobrino

16. Tres composiciones seculares para voces y acompañamiento orquestal, by Josep Maria Vilar.

IV. Canciones

17. The vocal canons of Fernando Sor, by Denis Collins.

18. Arietas y duetos italianos de Fernando Sor, by Ma. Encina Cortizo.

19. Sor and the seguidillas boleras form, by Brian Jeffery.

V. Música para guitarra

20. Two likely sources for Sor's Variations on a theme of Mozart, op. 9, by David Buch.

21. Fernando Sor's guitar studies, lessons and exercises, op. 6, 29, 31, and 35, and the London pianoforte school, by Walter A. Clark.

22. Los armónicos en la música para guitarra de Sor, by Julio Gimeno.

23. Fernando Sor e il Méthode pour la guitare, by Marco Riboni.

24. The use of listening strategies in the fantasias (not in variation form) of Fernando Sor, by Tom Schuttenheim.

25. The guitar variations of Fernando Sor, by Paul Sparks.

26. Sor's guitar sonatas: form and style, by Stanley Yates.

VI. Música para piano

27. Sor's music for piano, four hands, by Jonathan Bellman.

28. La obra para fortepiano solo de Fernando Sor, by Josep Ma. Roger.

29. Sor's music for the ballroom and its social context, by Jennifer Thorp.

VII. Organología

30. Fernando Sor et la lutherie de son temps: une étude organologique, by Bruno Marlat.

31. Datos sobre los guitarreros malagueños apreciados por Sor, by Eusebio Rioja.

Índice. (Index)

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