Sheet Music: Andante

TitleAndante
from Recorder Sonata in G minor
Opus numberOp. 1, No. 2, HWV 360, Mvmt. 2
ComposerGeorge Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyG minor
RangeG4–D6
Time signature3/4
Tempo92 BPM
Performance time3:55
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2010-06-28
Last updated2010-06-28
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Monday 28 June 2010

Tune of the Day: Andante

from Sonata in G minor by George Frideric Handel

Here is the second movement of Handel's Sonata in G minor for Recorder. After the slow opening Larghetto, which we posted last week, this Andante picks up the pace a bit. Although in a different form, its melody also appears in the solo “Vouchsafe, o Lord” in Handel's Te Deum in A.

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Larghetto Flute & Piano
3.Adagio Flute & Piano
4.Presto Flute & Piano