Sheet Music: Largo

from Flute Sonata No. 11 in D major
Opus numberOp. 2, No. 11
ComposerPietro Antonio Locatelli (1695–1764)
InstrumentationFlute and bass instrument
KeyD major
Time signature3/4
Tempo44 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2020-04-18
Last updated2020-04-18
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Saturday 18 April 2020

Tune of the Day: Largo by Locatelli

from Flute Sonata in D major

This short Largo is the opening movement of the eleventh of 12 sonatas for flute and continuo by Italian composer Pietro Antonio Locatelli, originally published in Amsterdam in 1732.

It is quite interesting how this piece takes a turn to D minor and then ends on a half cadence, even though the next movement goes back to D major straight away.

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Largo Flute & bass
2.Andante Flute & bass
3.Adagio Flute & bass
4.Vivace Flute & bass