Sor: 20 Studies for Guitar

Sor: 20 Studies for Guitar
Composer Fernando Sor
Artist Cristiano Porqueddu guitar
Format 1 CD
Cat. number 9205
EAN code 5029365920520
Release November 2010

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About this release

The first complete recording based on the new Curci edition of the famous 20 Studies of the Spanish composer Fernando Sor (1778 - 1839) selected by Andrés Segovia and edited by Angelo Gilardino. Completely revisited in the timbres and colors of high value music for six strings belonging to the classical repertoire and of great interest to students and professionals.

A complete and innovative reading, carried out thanks to 'urtext' version, the latter the result of a comparison of minunzioso sources. It follows a synoptic reading of the two versions from which emerge in a transparent way the nature of the work of Segovia and creative teaching of a classical author that he read and interpreted in the light of his aesthetics and his ideal.

Other information:
- World premiere recording (2010).
- Angelo Gilardino (Vercelli, Italy, 1941), composer, guitarist, musicologist and teacher, was the artistic director of the Andrés Segovia Foundation at Linares (Spain) from 1997 until 2005. He rescued many unknown works for guitar in the Segovia's archive, providing a powerful contribution to the repertoire of this instrument in the 20th century.

Track list

Disk 1

  1. Capriccio sopra la lontananza
  2. La luna y la muerte
  3. Già la pioggia è con noi
  4. Elegia di Marzo
  5. Omaggio a Béla Bartók
  6. Soledad
  7. Alborada
  8. Omaggio a Alban Berg
  9. Fantasia
  10. Ophélie
  11. Omaggio a Heitor villa-Lobos
  12. Omaggio a Sergei Prokofiev
  13. Omaggio a Sergei Prokofiev
  14. Omaggio a Sergei Prokofiev
  15. Omaggio a Sergei Prokofiev
  16. Omaggio a Sergei Prokofiev
  17. Omaggio a Sergei Prokofiev
  18. Omaggio a Sergei Prokofiev
  19. Omaggio a Sergei Prokofiev
  20. Omaggio a Sergei Prokofiev