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London made guitar attributed to Longman c. 1810s when Sor was in London Preston

This is what many people mistake as by Preston. Plays and sounds well, fully restored. Condition a bit rough. Original case! please contact…

Started by James Westbrook

0 Jul 10, 2021

Early 19th C scordatura

All, A question: was Sor the first person to advocate retuning the bass strings (6/D, 6/F, 5/G)? I can't find anything earlier. And I haven…

Started by David Norton

12 Jan 9, 2017
Reply by Juan Pablo Pira

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?…

Started by Robert Barto

8 Jul 1, 2016
Reply by Ken Hartdegen

c. 1820 original French antique guitar, including label by Pupil of Lacote

stamped: 'Marotel' on the neck-block. Nicolas Marotel, Paris c. 1820. With a handwritten label which reads: Legros, luthier, ex ouvrier de…

Started by James Westbrook

1 Jan 6, 2016
Reply by Marten Falk

New Album - Fernando Sor: The Art Of The 19th-century Guitar

My new album has just been released - download only from iTunes, Amazon (soon) and CD Baby, where you can hear excerpts.   If you like Moza…

Started by Rob MacKillop

21 Feb 6, 2014
Reply by Rob MacKillop

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