Number 3 in A Major (Allegretto).
Fernando Sor was born in Barcelona. He was a son of a catalan
Sor is considered one of the greatest composers in classical
The music of Sor belongs to the classical music period, which
spans from the second half of the eighteenth century to the
beginning of the nineteenth.
The musical work by Sor included a great assortment of musical
types of compositions, as well some ballets and operas.
In addition to many guitar works with a significant degree
of technical difficulties for one and two guitars, Sor composed
a considerable number of studies for guitar.
The “study” is a kind of musical composition
focusing on a specific aspect of the instrument´s technique.
On the contrary to a simple exercise, the study has a perfect
developed musical style, which many composers have made from
the study a type of musical composition having a remarkable
The Study Number 3 by Fernando Sor, in A Major, in Allegretto
tempo and jocose character consists of a clear and well-defined
melody accompanied by third interval chords.
Classical Guitar Music