Etude in E minor, Op. 29, No. 12: Fernando Sor (1778-1839)
Spanish composer Fernando Sor composed so many etudes that some very fine ones are often overlooked. Here’s one that seldom shows up in performances, but its relative obscurity is belied by its pensive and haunting beauty.
Portrait of a Pensive Woman: Natale Schiavoni (1777-1858)