Grand Solo, Op. 14 - Allegro

Fernando Sor (1778 - 1839)
Classical period

Skill level: Virtuosic

Time signature: 4/4, Allegro

Suggested tempo: = 128- 144 bpm

Key: D

Positions I - XI

3 voices: melody, bass, and accompaniment; block chords; complex arpeggio; bass melody and simple treble non-simultaneous with moderately complex voicing

Tuning: 6th string = D

Approximate duration: 7 min

A typical sonata-form movement; There are three important editions of this piece: Meissonnier et Heugel, Salvador Castro de Gistau, and Dionisio Aguado; Grading for this piece is based on the edition of Meissonnier et Heugel.

Chord Transitioning
Right Hand Arpeggios
Finger Independence
Bass Stopping
Left Hand Arpeggios
Extended Techniques

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