Sheet Music: Adagio

TitleAdagio
from Flute Sonata No. 4 in G minor, “La Lumague”
Opus numberOp. 2, No. 4
ComposerMichel Blavet (1700–1768)
InstrumentationFlute and bass instrument
KeyG minor
RangeD4–D6
Time signature4/4
Tempo52 BPM
Performance time1:35
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2012-07-20
Last updated2012-07-20
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Categories
Baroque, Sonatas, Written for Flute

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Friday 20 July 2012

Tune of the Day: Adagio by Blavet

from Flute Sonata No. 4

This is the opening movement of the fourth of six sonatas for flute and continuo first published in Paris in 1732. This sonata is nicknamed “La Lumague”, a Frenchization of the Italian word lumaca, meaning “The Snail”.

Thanks to Monique for suggesting this piece!

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