Sheet Music: Gavotte

TitleGavotte
from Paride ed Elena
Alternate titlesGavotte from Paris and Helen
Gavotte from Orfeo ed Euridice
Opus numberWq. 39
ComposerChristoph Willibald Gluck (1714–1787)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeF#4–D6
Time signature2/2
Tempo60 BPM
Performance time2:10
Difficulty levelintermediate
Download printable scorePDF Sheet Music (77 kB) (preview)
Download audio tracksMIDI (change tempo/key) MP3 (1 MB)
Date added2012-08-09
Last updated2012-08-09
Download popularity index☆☆☆☆☆ 1.3 (average)
Categories
Classical, Gavottes, Opera excerpts

Performances

There are no recordings for this tune yet. Submit yours!

Thursday 9 August 2012

Tune of the Day: Gavotte by Gluck

from “Paride ed Elena”

This gavotte is taken from the end of Act III of Christoph Willibald Gluck's opera Paride ed Elena (Paris and Helen), which premiered in Vienna in 1770. The opera tells the story of the events between the mythical Judgment of Paris and the flight of Paris and Helen to Troy.