Sheet Music: Largo e dolce

TitleLargo e dolce
from Sonata No. 1 in B minor for flute and harpsichord
Alternate titlesSiciliano
Opus numberBWV 1030, Mvmt. 2
ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyD major
RangeA4–G6
Time signature6/8
Tempo56 BPM
Performance time3:25
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2010-05-21
Last updated2010-05-21
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Categories
Baroque, Sicilianas, Sonatas, Written for Flute

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Friday 21 May 2010

Tune of the Day: Largo e dolce

from J.S. Bach's Flute Sonata in B minor

This is the slow middle movement of Johann Sebastian Bach's B-minor sonata for Flute and Harpsichord. It encompasses two beautifully simple themes, which contrast the complexity of the preceding and following movements.

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Andante Flute & Piano
3.Presto Flute & Piano