Early Guitars and Vihuela

A network for historic guitars and vihuelas

For all gut strung historical guitars (Renaissance, Baroque, and Early Romantic) and related plucked, fretted instruments up to c. 1850



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25 minutes ago
Robert Barto replied to Robert Barto's discussion Stopping basses in Sor
"Thanks for this Cogg. For the moment I was more concerned if Sor said anything about this himself. I looked through the English version of his method again and didn't find anything. I'm putting a lot of energy to get the right and left…"
44 minutes ago
Cogg replied to Robert Barto's discussion Stopping basses in Sor
"With this particular train at a standstill I'd just jump on the 1843 Aguado. In the appendix where he returns to the subject of damping he even uses Sor's op.31 #20 as an example piece. I know these two had their differences, but I think…"
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Shad Gregory commented on Robert Barto's video

Sor Opus 45 no. 5

"I've always shied away from these pieces, mainly because of Sor's sardonic title; I know that Sor was becoming frustrated by the criticism that his pieces were too difficult to play. But I gotta say this piece sounds pretty nice."
Robert Barto posted a discussion

Stopping basses in Sor

Please excuse me if this has already been discussed here.Does Sor say in his method exactly how he stops basses for rests or articulation? I haven't found this info easily and don't feel like wading through every word.  I know he says he dampens (etoufée) with the left hand but does he mention specifically basses anywhere? Thanks.See More
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Jelma van Amersfoort left a comment for Roberto Ayala
"Welcome to the EG&V website, Roberto!"


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This Early Guitars and Vihuela Ning network was created by Rob MacKillop on May 17, 2008. The current Network Creator is Rocky Mjos and additional Administrators are Jelma van Amersfoort and Andrew Hartig.

Created by Rob MacKillop May 20, 2008 at 12:30pm. Last updated by Rocky Mjos Mar 13, 2010.

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