List of compositions by Fernando Sor

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Fernando Sor

This is a list of compositions by Fernando Sor.[1]

Works for guitar with opus numbers[edit]

  • Op. 1, 6 Divertimentos – 1813
  • Op. 2, 6 Divertimentos – 1813
  • Op. 3, Varied Theme and Minuet – 1816
  • Op. 4, Fantasy No. 1 in A major – 1814
  • Op. 5, 6 Short Pieces – 1814
  • Op. 6, 12 Studies (First Book) – 1815
  • Op. 7, Fantasy No. 2 in C minor – 1814, dedicated to Ignaz Pleyel
  • Op. 8, 6 Divertimentos – 1818, dedicated to Miss Smith
  • Op. 9, Introduction and Variations on a Theme by Mozart – 1821, dedicated to Carlos Sor
  • Op. 10, Fantasy No. 3 in F major – 1816
  • Op. 11, 2 Varied Themes and 12 Minuets – 1821
  • Op. 12, Fantasy No. 4 in C major – 1821
  • Op. 13, 6 Divertimentos – 1819
  • Op. 14, Grand Solo (Sonata Prima) in D major – 1822
  • Op. 15a, Les Folies d'Espagne and a Minuet – 1810/22
  • Op. 15b, Sonata in C major – 1810/22
  • Op. 15c, Varied Theme in C major – 1810/22
  • Op. 16, Fantasy No. 5 or Introduction, theme and variations on "Nel cor più non mi sento" by Paisiello – 1819
  • Op. 17, 6 Waltzes – 1823, dedicated to Mr. Pastou
  • Op. 18, 6 Waltzes – 1823
  • Op. 19, 6 Airs From "The Magic Flute" – 1824
  • Op. 20, Introduction and Varied Theme – 1824
  • Op. 21, Fantasy No. 6 Les Adieux – 1825
  • Op. 22, Grand Sonata in C major – 1825
  • Op. 23, Cinquième Divertissement très facile in D major – 1825
  • Op. 24, 8 Short Pieces – 1826
  • Op. 25, Grand Sonata in C major – 1827
  • Op. 26, Introduction & Variations on "Que ne suis-je la fougère!" – 1827
  • Op. 27, Introduction & Variations on "Gentil houssard" – 1827
  • Op. 28, Introduction & Variations on "Marlbrough s'en va-t-en guerre" – 1827
  • Op. 29, 12 Studies (Second Book) – 1827
  • Op. 30, Fantasy & Brilliant Variations – 1828
  • Op. 31, 24 Progressive Lessons For Beginners – 1828
  • Op. 32, 6 Short Pieces – 1828, dedicated to Mlle. Wainewright
  • Op. 33, 3 Society Pieces (First Set) – 1828, dedicated to Mlle. Athénaïs Paulian
  • Op. 34, The Encouragement; duet in E major – 1828
  • Op. 35, 24 Exercises – 1828
  • Op. 36, 3 Society Pieces (Second Set) - 1828, dedicated to Mr. Pastou
  • Op. 37, Serenade in E major – 1829, dedicated to Mlle S. Talbot
  • Op. 38, Divertimento; duet in G major – 1829, dedicated to Mrs. Dühring
  • Op. 39, 6 Waltzes; duet – 1830, dedicated to Mlle Natalie Houzé
  • Op. 40, Fantasy & Variations on the Scottish Air "Ye Banks and Braes" – 1829, dedicated to Mary Jane Burdett
  • Op. 41, The Two Friends; duet – 1830, dedicated to Dioniso Aguado
  • Op. 42, 6 Short Pieces – 1830, dedicated to Mlle Natalie Houzé
  • Op. 43, Mes Ennuis; 6 bagatelles – 1831
  • Op. 44a, 24 Progressive Studies – 1831
  • Op. 44b, 6 Easy Waltzes; duet – 1831, dedicated to Mlle Lira
  • Op. 45, 6 Easy Pieces "Voyons si c'est ça"– 1831
  • Op. 46, Fantasy in A major, Souvenirs d'amitié – 1831, dedicated to Jules Regondi
  • Op. 47, 6 Short Pieces – 1832, dedicated to Mlle Crabouillet
  • Op. 48, 6 Easy Pieces Est-ce bien ça? – 1832
  • Op. 49, Military Divertimento; duet – 1832, dedicated to Mlle S. Talbot
  • Op. 50, Capriccio in E major Le Calme – 1832, dedicated to Mlle Crabouillet
  • Op. 51, A la bonne heure; 6 waltzes – 1832
  • Op. 52, Fantaisie villageoise – 1832, dedicated to Dioniso Aguado
  • Op. 53, The First Step; duet – 1833
  • Op. 54a, Concert Piece – 1832, dedicated to Son Altesse Royale la Princesse Adélaïde
  • Op. 54b, Fantasy; duet – 1833, dedicated to Mlle Natalie Houzé
  • Op. 55, 3 Easy Duets – 1833
  • Op. 56, Souvenirs d'une soirée à Berlin – 18??
  • Op. 57, 6 Waltzes & a Galop – 1834, dedicated to Mlle Larivée
  • Op. 58, Easy Fantasy in A minor – 1835, dedicated to Madame Boischevalier
  • Op. 59, Elegiac Fantasy in E major – 1836, À la mort de Madame Beslay
  • Op. 60, 25 Progressive Studies – 1837
  • Op. 61, 3 Easy Duets – 1837
  • Op. 62, Divertimento; duet in E major – 1837, dedicated to N. Coste
  • Op. 63, Remembrances of Russia; duet in E minor – 1837, dedicated to N. Coste

Works without opus numbers[edit]

Guitar[edit]

  • 4 Menuets
  • Air varié in C major
  • Bolero for 2 guitars
  • Fantasia in D major
  • La Candeur: Petite rêverie (The Ingenuousness: Little Daydream)
  • March from the ballet Cendrillon
  • Thème varié

Harp Guitar[edit]

  • 3 pieces (pub. 1830)
  • 6 Petites pièces progressives (pub. 1830)
  • Marche funèbre

Piano[edit]

  • 6 Waltzes (First Set, 1819)
  • 6 Waltzes (Second Set, 1820)
  • Les Cuirassiers (6 pieces, 1821)
  • Les Favorites des Salons (6 pieces, 1821)
  • Les Choisies (6 pieces, 1822)
  • Mazurka
  • Arrangement of the Funeral March for Harp Guitar

Piano 4 Hands[edit]

  • 3 Waltzes (First Set, ?) - Lost
  • 3 Waltzes (Second Set, 1818) dedicated to Mlle F. Rehausen
  • 3 Waltzes (Third Set, 1819) dedicated to Ladies Jane & Georgina Paget
  • 3 Waltzes (Fourth Set, 1820) dedicated to Ladies Augusta & Agnes Paget
  • 3 Waltzes (Fifth Set, 1820) dedicated to Mlle B. Bollman
  • 3 Waltzes (Sixth Set, 1821) dedicated to Miss A. McDougall
  • 3 Waltzes (Seventh Set, 1821) dedicated to Mrs. Ellis Heaton
  • 3 Waltzes (Eighth Set, 1822) dedicated to Miss Adolphus
  • 3 Waltzes (Ninth Set, advertised but never published in England, 1826 in Paris)
  • 3 Waltzes (Tenth Set, 1823) dedicated to Miss Waldengraves
  • 3 Waltzes arranged after music by Sor, Mozart and Mohor (First Set, 1820)
  • 3 Waltzes arranged after music by Mohor, Mozart and Steibelt (Second Set, 1822)
  • Sonata on Swedish National Airs in G minor (1815) dedicated to the Baroness de Rehausen
  • Arrangement of the Funeral March for Harp Guitar
  • Arrangement of the Military March for Guitar

Songs & Arias[edit]

  • Seguidillas For voice and guitar or piano – 1800–8
    • 1. Cesa de atormentarme (Stop tormenting me)
    • 2. De amor en las prisiones (Of love in the prisons)
    • 3. Acuérdate bien, mío (Remember well, mine)
    • 4. Prepárame la tumba (Prepare mi tomb)
    • 5. Cómo ha de resolverse? (How should it be resolved?)
    • 6. Muchacha ... y la verguenza? (Young woman ... and the shame?)
    • 7. Si dices que mis ojos (If you say that my eyes)
    • 8. Los Canónigos, madre (The corn salad, mother)
    • 9. El que quisiera amando (He who wants to while loving)
    • 10. Si a otro cuando me quieres (If to another while you love me)
    • 11. Las Mujeres y cuerdas (The women and strings)
    • 12. Mis descuidados ojos (My careless eyes)
  • 13 seguidillas or boleros for voice and guitar or piano
  • 33 arias

Church Music[edit]

  • Ave maris stella in D minor
  • Exultet coelum laudibus in C major
  • O Crux, ave in D minor
  • O Salutaris hostia in E flat major

Secular Cantatas[edit]

  • Cantata a S.E. la Signora Duchessa d'Albufera
  • Draps i ferro vell
  • Himno para el cumpleaños de S.M. La Reina Gobernadora de España

Incidental Music[edit]

  • La Elvira portuguesa (Madrid, 1804)

Operas[edit]

Ballets[2][edit]

  • La Foire de Smyrne (1821, Paris) - Lost
  • Le Seigneur généreux (1821, London) - Lost
  • Cendrillon (1822, London and 1823, Paris)
  • Alphonse et Léonore, ou L'Amant peintre (1823, London in 1 Act, reworked in 3 Acts for Moscow premiere in 1824)
  • Hercule et Omphale (1826, Sant Petersburg)
  • Le Sicilien, ou L'Amour peintre (1827, Paris) - Adaptation of Alphonse et Léonore
  • Hassan et le calife, ou Le Dormeur éveillé (1828, London) - Lost
  • The Fair Sicilian, or Conquered Coquette (1834, London), also entitled La belle Arsène - Lost
  • Arsène, ou La Baguette magique (1839, Brussels)

Orchestral music[edit]

  • Symphony No. 1 in C [3]
  • Symphony No. 2 in E flat [4]
  • Symphony No. 3 in F [5]
  • Violin Concerto in G major [6] - False attribution to Sor. This is actually by Chevalier de Saint-Georges and was published in 1773 as Op.2 No.1.

Chamber music[edit]

  • 3 string quartets
  • String trios with guitar
  • March for Military Band - Lost
  • March for the funeral of Czar Alexander I - Lost

Didactic Works[edit]

  • Méthode pour la guitare
  • École de la mesure (includes 22 pieces for piano 4-hands)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Guitar Review”, Vol. 1, Nr. 1. (1946, October – November)
  2. ^ "Ferran Sor més enllà de la guitarra”, essay by Josep Dolcet for the CD "F. Sor - Obertures i Simfonies", Trito 0049
  3. ^ "Symphony Nº. 1 in C". Ed. Tritó. 
  4. ^ "Symphony Nº. 2 in E flat". Ed. Tritó. 
  5. ^ "Symphony Nº. 3 in F". Ed. Tritó. 
  6. ^ "Violin Concerto in G major – reduction for Violin and Piano by Josep Dolcet". Ed. Tritó.