Sheet Music: Allegro ma non Presto

TitleAllegro ma non Presto
from Il pastor fido, Sonata No. 3
Opus numberOp. 13, No. 3, RV 57
ComposerNicolas Chédeville (1705–1782)
Also attributed toAntonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyG major
Time signature2/4
Tempo111 BPM
Performance time4:10
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2017-05-15
Last updated2017-05-15
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Monday 15 May 2017

Tune of the Day: Allegro ma non Presto by Chédeville

from “Il pastor fido” Sonata No. 3

This Allegro is the second movement of the third of the Il pastor fido sonatas, first published in 1737 and traditionally attributed to Antonio Vivaldi. The actual composer, Nicolas Chédeville, made a secret agreement with Jean-Noël Marchand to publish a collection of his own compositions as Vivaldi's Op. 13. Chédeville supplied the money and received the profits, all of which was recorded in a notarial act. This may have been an attempt to give his instrument, the musette, the endorsement of a great composer which it lacked.

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Preludio Flute & Piano
2.Allegro ma non Presto Flute & Piano
3.Sarabanda Flute & Piano
4.Corrente Flute & Piano
5.Giga Flute & Piano