Measure The Music: Fernando Sor’s “Estudio #17”

By Jake Padilla

Measure 74 of Spanish classical guitarist and composer Fernando Sor’s “Estudio (Study) #17”

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The phrases of this study are fascinating.
Most are at least¬†twelve counts long. However, once it develops to its major section, the composer seems to find reason to say what he needs to in one simple measure…
Like this phrase, February is small and brilliant.
A special moment
in (parentheses).
feb cherry