Sheet Music: Adagio

from Recorder Sonata in G minor
Opus numberOp. 1, No. 2, HWV 360, Mvmt. 3
ComposerGeorge Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyG minor
Time signature3/2
Tempo66 BPM
Performance time0:35
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2010-07-27
Last updated2010-07-27
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Tuesday 27 July 2010

Tune of the Day: Adagio

from Sonata in G minor by George Frideric Handel

Here is the third movement of Handel's Recorder Sonata in G minor. It's an extremely compact Adagio in 3/2 time, which visits the key of F minor but soon returns to G minor, ending on a half cadence.

We now have the full set: Larghetto, Andante, Adagio, Presto.

Other Movements from the same Work

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