Edited by Neil Smith
This work featured in many recitals by Segovia both in the programme and as an encore. The crossed left-hand fingerings preserve the note values as far as possible and occasionally permit prepared slides. Take care with the melodic line at points such as bar 11 (C – D); make a clear separation between these seconds and others occurring across strings.
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This is from the third movement (Menuetto: Allegro) of Schubert’s Piano Sonata in G major, D 894, Op. 78, sometimes called “Fantasie,” composed in 1826.
This music supplement was originally printed in the January 1986 issue of Classical Guitar.