Sheet Music: Gavotte

from Holberg Suite
Opus numberOp. 40, No. 3
ComposerEdvard Grieg (1843–1907)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
Time signature2/2
Tempo80 BPM
Performance time3:00
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2014-03-20
Last updated2014-03-20
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Thursday 20 March 2014

Tune of the Day: Gavotte by Grieg

from the Holberg Suite, transcribed for solo flute

This gavotte is the third movement of the Holberg Suite, Op. 40, a suite of five movements for solo piano based on eighteenth-century dance forms. Edvard Grieg composed it in 1884 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Danish-Norwegian humanist playwright Ludvig Holberg.

Thanks to Gordon for suggesting this piece!