Sheet Music: Rondo

TitleRondo
from Piano Sonata No. 20
Alternate titlesTheme from Wings
Opus numberD.959
ComposerFranz Schubert (1797–1828)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyA major
RangeF#4–A6
Time signature4/4
Tempo120 BPM
Performance time1:30
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2016-07-11
Last updated2016-07-11
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Romantic, Rondos, Sonatas

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Monday 11 July 2016

Tune of the Day: Rondo by Schubert

from Piano Sonata No. 20, transcribed for solo flute

Today we propose an arrangement for solo flute of the Rondo from Franz Schubert's Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D.959. This lyrical Allegretto consists of relentless flowing triplet movement and endless songful melody. It was popularized by the 1990 TV series Wings, which used an arrangement for piano and strings of the piece as its opening theme.

Thanks to Marian for suggesting this tune!