Sheet Music: Menuets

from Water Music
Opus numberHWV 350
ComposerGeorge Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
InstrumentationFlute and Piano
KeyG minor
Time signature3/4
Tempo112 BPM
Performance time3:15
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2017-04-05
Last updated2017-04-05
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Baroque, Minuets


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Wednesday 5 April 2017

Tune of the Day: Menuets by Handel

from “Water Music”, arranged for flute and piano

These two lovely minuets are part of Suite No. 3 in G major from George Frideric Handel's Water Music. While the first of the two minuets was originally scored for a small string ensemble (two violins playing in unison, a viola and continuo), the second minuet also called for a piccolo (or possibly a recorder in G) to play in unison with the violins.

Thanks to Philip for suggesting this piece!

Other Movements from the same Work

12.Alla Hornpipe Flute solo
16.Sarabande Flute & Strings
19.Menuets Flute & Piano