"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…"
"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…"
Paul Gately is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela
"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."
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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