Taylor Acoustic Guitar Nut / Neck Widths – 1 11/16″ or 1 3/4″ ?

Just got the new issue of “Wood & Steel,” the Taylor Guitar quarterly magazine and a question in the “Ask Bob” section got me onto the subject of guitar nut widths.

I measure the nut / neck widths on my Taylor 314ce and 314ce-N nylon string guitars as well as on my Yamaha FG720S steel string acoustic.

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Intermediate Classical Guitar Lesson – Carcassi – Op. 59, No. 16 – Part 4 – Free TAB / Tutorial

Learn to play Opus 59, No. 16, “Caprice” by Matteo Carcassi. This is an intermediate classical guitar piece, and this is part 4 of a 4 part series. You can download the tab / sheet music .PDF file via the link below.

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Matteo Carcassi (1792 – 16 January 1853) was a famous Italian guitarist and composer.

Carcassi was born in Florence, Italy, and first studied the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist.

He moved to Germany in 1810, gaining almost immediate success. In 1815, he was living in Paris, earning his living as a teacher of both the piano and the guitar. On a concert tour in Germany in 1819, he met his friend Antoine Meissonnier for the first time. Also a famous guitarist, Meissonnier published many of Carcassi’s works in his Paris publishing house. For Meissonnier he also arranged a number of popular songs for guitar that were originally written for piano, including works by Théodore Labarre and Loïsa Puget.

From 1820 on, Carcassi spent the majority of his time in Paris. In 1823, he performed an extremely successful series of concerts in London that earned him great fame, both as a performing artist and as a teacher. However, in Paris, a long time passed before his talents were truly recognized, partly because of the presence of Ferdinando Carulli.

Carcassi was in Germany again during autumn 1824. Afterwards he performed in London, where his reputation now gave him access to more prestigious concert halls. Finally he returned to Paris. For several years, he made concert trips from here to the most important cultural towns of Europe, including London. After a short return to performing in 1836, he quit his concert practice around 1840 and died in Paris in 1853.

Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59), first published with Schott in Mainz, in 1836. It is still valuable, relevant and interesting. His most famous works are collected in his 25 Etudes op. 60. In these, he managed to blend technical skills and brilliant romantic music. This is the reason his music is still played by so many classical guitarists today.

Intermediate Classical Guitar Lesson – Carcassi – Op. 59, No. 16 – Part 3 – Free TAB / Tutorial

Learn to play Opus 59, No. 16, “Caprice” by Matteo Carcassi. This is an intermediate classical guitar piece, and this is part 3 of a 4 part series. You can download the tab / sheet music .PDF file via the link below.

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Matteo Carcassi, Op. 59, No. 16 “Caprice” 4-Part Classical Guitar Lesson Video Series


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Free Guitar Tab for Matteo Carcassi, Op. 59, No. 16



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Matteo Carcassi (1792 – 16 January 1853) was a famous Italian guitarist and composer.

Carcassi was born in Florence, Italy, and first studied the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist.

He moved to Germany in 1810, gaining almost immediate success. In 1815, he was living in Paris, earning his living as a teacher of both the piano and the guitar. On a concert tour in Germany in 1819, he met his friend Antoine Meissonnier for the first time. Also a famous guitarist, Meissonnier published many of Carcassi’s works in his Paris publishing house. For Meissonnier he also arranged a number of popular songs for guitar that were originally written for piano, including works by Théodore Labarre and Loïsa Puget.

From 1820 on, Carcassi spent the majority of his time in Paris. In 1823, he performed an extremely successful series of concerts in London that earned him great fame, both as a performing artist and as a teacher. However, in Paris, a long time passed before his talents were truly recognized, partly because of the presence of Ferdinando Carulli.

Carcassi was in Germany again during autumn 1824. Afterwards he performed in London, where his reputation now gave him access to more prestigious concert halls. Finally he returned to Paris. For several years, he made concert trips from here to the most important cultural towns of Europe, including London. After a short return to performing in 1836, he quit his concert practice around 1840 and died in Paris in 1853.

Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59), first published with Schott in Mainz, in 1836. It is still valuable, relevant and interesting. His most famous works are collected in his 25 Etudes op. 60. In these, he managed to blend technical skills and brilliant romantic music. This is the reason his music is still played by so many classical guitarists today.

Intermediate Classical Guitar Lesson – Carcassi – Op. 59, No. 16 – Part 2 – Free TAB / Tutorial

Learn to play Opus 59, No. 16, “Caprice” by Matteo Carcassi. This is an intermediate classical guitar piece, and this is part 2 of a 4 part series. You can download the tab / sheet music .PDF file via the link below.

Subscribe to “BetterWorldGuitar” on Youtube – to see this lesson and get notified when new classical & fingerstyle guitar arrangements and step-by-step tutorials are posted.



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Learn to play this song:


Matteo Carcassi, Op. 59, No. 16 “Caprice” 4-Part Classical Guitar Lesson Video Series


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Free Guitar Tab for Matteo Carcassi, Op. 59, No. 16



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Matteo Carcassi (1792 – 16 January 1853) was a famous Italian guitarist and composer.

Carcassi was born in Florence, Italy, and first studied the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist.

He moved to Germany in 1810, gaining almost immediate success. In 1815, he was living in Paris, earning his living as a teacher of both the piano and the guitar. On a concert tour in Germany in 1819, he met his friend Antoine Meissonnier for the first time. Also a famous guitarist, Meissonnier published many of Carcassi’s works in his Paris publishing house. For Meissonnier he also arranged a number of popular songs for guitar that were originally written for piano, including works by Théodore Labarre and Loïsa Puget.

From 1820 on, Carcassi spent the majority of his time in Paris. In 1823, he performed an extremely successful series of concerts in London that earned him great fame, both as a performing artist and as a teacher. However, in Paris, a long time passed before his talents were truly recognized, partly because of the presence of Ferdinando Carulli.

Carcassi was in Germany again during autumn 1824. Afterwards he performed in London, where his reputation now gave him access to more prestigious concert halls. Finally he returned to Paris. For several years, he made concert trips from here to the most important cultural towns of Europe, including London. After a short return to performing in 1836, he quit his concert practice around 1840 and died in Paris in 1853.

Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59), first published with Schott in Mainz, in 1836. It is still valuable, relevant and interesting. His most famous works are collected in his 25 Etudes op. 60. In these, he managed to blend technical skills and brilliant romantic music. This is the reason his music is still played by so many classical guitarists today.

Carcassi – Op. 59, No. 16 – Intermediate Classical Guitar Lesson – Free TAB / Tutorial

Learn to play Opus 59, No. 16, “Caprice” by Matteo Carcassi. This is an intermediate classical guitar piece, and this is part 1 of a 4 part series. You can download the tab / sheet music .PDF file via the link below.

Subscribe to “BetterWorldGuitar” on Youtube – to see this lesson and get notified when new classical & fingerstyle guitar arrangements and step-by-step tutorials are posted.



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Matteo Carcassi, Op. 59, No. 16 “Caprice” 4-Part Classical Guitar Lesson Video Series


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Free Guitar Tab for Matteo Carcassi, Op. 59, No. 16



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Matteo Carcassi (1792 – 16 January 1853) was a famous Italian guitarist and composer.

Carcassi was born in Florence, Italy, and first studied the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist.

He moved to Germany in 1810, gaining almost immediate success. In 1815, he was living in Paris, earning his living as a teacher of both the piano and the guitar. On a concert tour in Germany in 1819, he met his friend Antoine Meissonnier for the first time. Also a famous guitarist, Meissonnier published many of Carcassi’s works in his Paris publishing house. For Meissonnier he also arranged a number of popular songs for guitar that were originally written for piano, including works by Théodore Labarre and Loïsa Puget.

From 1820 on, Carcassi spent the majority of his time in Paris. In 1823, he performed an extremely successful series of concerts in London that earned him great fame, both as a performing artist and as a teacher. However, in Paris, a long time passed before his talents were truly recognized, partly because of the presence of Ferdinando Carulli.

Carcassi was in Germany again during autumn 1824. Afterwards he performed in London, where his reputation now gave him access to more prestigious concert halls. Finally he returned to Paris. For several years, he made concert trips from here to the most important cultural towns of Europe, including London. After a short return to performing in 1836, he quit his concert practice around 1840 and died in Paris in 1853.

Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59), first published with Schott in Mainz, in 1836. It is still valuable, relevant and interesting. His most famous works are collected in his 25 Etudes op. 60. In these, he managed to blend technical skills and brilliant romantic music. This is the reason his music is still played by so many classical guitarists today.

Fernando Sor – Op. 35, No. 1, ”Andante” – Free Classical Guitar Lesson and TAB – Part 4

Learn to play Opus 35, No. 1, “Andante” by Fernando Sor. This is a beginner classical guitar lesson but it still may take you some time to get this under your fingers so take your time and don’t rush.
Subscribe to my Youtube channel “BetterWorldGuitar” to see this video tutorial and get notified when new classical and fingerstyle guitar arrangements and tutorials are posted. The link is below.

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The tab includes 2 versions, one a hand-written version that includes right and left hand fingerings, and the second version is printed out without fingering markings. They are both the same, it’s just one is easier to read. There is also a link to download the Sheet Music / TAB .PDF file which does not have fingering markings. Use whichever you like best.


Learn to play this song:


Fernando Sor, Op. 35, No. 1, “Andante” 4-Part Classical Guitar Lesson Video Series


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Free Guitar Tab for Fernando Sor, Op. 35, No. 1



Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. While he is best known for his guitar compositions, he also composed music for a wide range of genres, including opera, orchestra, string quartet, piano, voice, and ballet. His ballet score Cendrillon (Cinderella) received over one hundred performances. Sor’s works for guitar range from pieces for beginning players to advanced players such as Variations on a Theme of Mozart. Sor’s contemporaries considered him to be the best guitarist in the world, and his works for guitar have been widely played and reprinted since his death. Although modern classical guitar players usually do, Sor rarely used his annular finger or nails when playing.

Fernando Sor – Op. 35, No. 1, ”Andante” – Free Classical Guitar Lesson and TAB – Part 3

Learn to play Opus 35, No. 1, “Andante” by Fernando Sor. This is a beginner classical guitar lesson but it still may take you some time to get this under your fingers so take your time and don’t rush.
Subscribe to my Youtube channel “BetterWorldGuitar” to see this video tutorial and get notified when new classical and fingerstyle guitar arrangements and tutorials are posted. The link is below.

Subscribe to “BetterWorldGuitar” on Youtube – to see this lesson and get notified when new classical & fingerstyle guitar arrangements and step-by-step tutorials are posted.



I appreciate all your likes, shares, comments and subscriptions. Thank you for your support and thanks for stopping by! ~Roger




The tab includes 2 versions, one a hand-written version that includes right and left hand fingerings, and the second version is printed out without fingering markings. They are both the same, it’s just one is easier to read. There is also a link to download the Sheet Music / TAB .PDF file which does not have fingering markings. Use whichever you like best.


Learn to play this song:


Fernando Sor, Op. 35, No. 1, “Andante” 4-Part Classical Guitar Lesson Video Series


To see more classical & fingerstyle guitar tutorials coming please subscribe to BetterWorldGuitar on Youtube here.



Free Guitar Tab for Fernando Sor, Op. 35, No. 1



Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. While he is best known for his guitar compositions, he also composed music for a wide range of genres, including opera, orchestra, string quartet, piano, voice, and ballet. His ballet score Cendrillon (Cinderella) received over one hundred performances. Sor’s works for guitar range from pieces for beginning players to advanced players such as Variations on a Theme of Mozart. Sor’s contemporaries considered him to be the best guitarist in the world, and his works for guitar have been widely played and reprinted since his death. Although modern classical guitar players usually do, Sor rarely used his annular finger or nails when playing.

Fernando Sor – Op. 35, No. 1, ”Andante” – Free Classical Guitar Lesson and TAB – Part 2

Learn to play Opus 35, No. 1, “Andante” by Fernando Sor. This is a beginner classical guitar lesson but it still may take you some time to get this under your fingers so take your time and don’t rush.
Subscribe to my Youtube channel “BetterWorldGuitar” to see this video tutorial and get notified when new classical and fingerstyle guitar arrangements and tutorials are posted. The link is below.

Subscribe to “BetterWorldGuitar” on Youtube – to see this lesson and get notified when new classical & fingerstyle guitar arrangements and step-by-step tutorials are posted.



I appreciate all your likes, shares, comments and subscriptions. Thank you for your support and thanks for stopping by! ~Roger




The tab includes 2 versions, one a hand-written version that includes right and left hand fingerings, and the second version is printed out without fingering markings. They are both the same, it’s just one is easier to read. There is also a link to download the Sheet Music / TAB .PDF file which does not have fingering markings. Use whichever you like best.


Learn to play this song:


Fernando Sor, Op. 35, No. 1, “Andante” 4-Part Classical Guitar Lesson Video Series


To see more classical & fingerstyle guitar tutorials coming please subscribe to BetterWorldGuitar on Youtube here.



Free Guitar Tab for Fernando Sor, Op. 35, No. 1



Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. While he is best known for his guitar compositions, he also composed music for a wide range of genres, including opera, orchestra, string quartet, piano, voice, and ballet. His ballet score Cendrillon (Cinderella) received over one hundred performances. Sor’s works for guitar range from pieces for beginning players to advanced players such as Variations on a Theme of Mozart. Sor’s contemporaries considered him to be the best guitarist in the world, and his works for guitar have been widely played and reprinted since his death. Although modern classical guitar players usually do, Sor rarely used his annular finger or nails when playing.

Fernando Sor – Op. 35, No. 1, ”Andante” – Free Classical Guitar Lesson and TAB – Part 1

Learn to play Opus 35, No. 1, “Andante” by Fernando Sor. This is a beginner classical guitar lesson but it still may take you some time to get this under your fingers so take your time and don’t rush.
Subscribe to my Youtube channel “BetterWorldGuitar” to see this video tutorial and get notified when new classical and fingerstyle guitar arrangements and tutorials are posted. The link is below.

Subscribe to “BetterWorldGuitar” on Youtube – to see this lesson and get notified when new classical & fingerstyle guitar arrangements and step-by-step tutorials are posted.



I appreciate all your likes, shares, comments and subscriptions. Thank you for your support and thanks for stopping by! ~Roger




The tab includes 2 versions, one a hand-written version that includes right and left hand fingerings, and the second version is printed out without fingering markings. They are both the same, it’s just one is easier to read. There is also a link to download the Sheet Music / TAB .PDF file which does not have fingering markings. Use whichever you like best.


Learn to play this song:


Fernando Sor, Op. 35, No. 1, “Andante” 4-Part Classical Guitar Lesson Video Series


To see more classical & fingerstyle guitar tutorials coming please subscribe to BetterWorldGuitar on Youtube here.



Free Guitar Tab for Fernando Sor, Op. 35, No. 1


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Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. While he is best known for his guitar compositions, he also composed music for a wide range of genres, including opera, orchestra, string quartet, piano, voice, and ballet. His ballet score Cendrillon (Cinderella) received over one hundred performances. Sor’s works for guitar range from pieces for beginning players to advanced players such as Variations on a Theme of Mozart. Sor’s contemporaries considered him to be the best guitarist in the world, and his works for guitar have been widely played and reprinted since his death. Although modern classical guitar players usually do, Sor rarely used his annular finger or nails when playing.