Sheet Music: Menuet II

TitleMenuet II
from Suite in A minor for Recorder and Strings
Alternate titlesMinuet II
Opus numberTWV 55:a2, Mvmt. 4
ComposerGeorg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyA minor
RangeA4–F6
Time signature3/4
Tempo108 BPM
Performance time1:50
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2010-04-09
Last updated2010-04-09
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Friday 9 April 2010

Tune of the Day: Menuet II

from Suite in A minor by G.P. Telemann

The Ouverture-Suite in A minor, TWV 55:a2 contains two consecutive minuets. While the first is played by the strings alone, the second one features the flute as its leading instrument. This second movement is titled, in the French style, “Menuet II”. It will perfectly lend itself to a study in Baroque articulation.

Thanks to Greg for suggesting this piece!

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Ouverture Flute & Strings
2.Les Plaisirs II Flute & bass
3.Air à l'Italien Flute & Strings
5.Réjouissance Flute & Strings