Sheet Music: Gavotte

TitleGavotte
from Overture-Suite in G major
Opus numberTWV 55:G7
ComposerGeorg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyG major
RangeD4–A5
Time signature2/2
Tempo80 BPM
Performance time1:50
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2014-09-04
Last updated2014-09-04
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Baroque, Gavottes

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Thursday 4 September 2014

Tune of the Day: Gavotte by Telemann

from Overture in G major, transcribed for flute and keyboard

This gavotte constitutes the second movement of an Overture-Suite in G major written by the prolific Baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann. The present arrangement has been derived from a manuscript made by Christoph Graupner, who was both a friend and associate of Telemann himself. He was also a harpsichordist and a composer in his own right, and wrote a huge number of works.

There is a recording of this work titled Ouverture in G major, for Violin Concertato, 2 Oboes, 2 Violins, Viola and Harpsichord, Mus. Ms. 1034/63 by ensemble Musica Aeterna, conductor Jan Kleinbussink, released by Slovart Records in 1995.

Thanks to Alistair for contributing this piece!