Sheet Music: Largo

TitleLargo
from Recorder Sonata No. 2 in D minor
Opus numberSF.763, Op. 2, No. 2, Mvmt. 3
ComposerBenedetto Marcello (1686–1739)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyF major
RangeBb4–D6
Time signature3/2
Tempo56 BPM
Performance time1:10
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2010-11-07
Last updated2010-11-07
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Sunday 7 November 2010

Tune of the Day: Largo by Benedetto Marcello

from Sonata in D minor

The third movement of Benedetto Marcello's Sonata in D minor for recorder and basso continuo is in the key of F major, even if the original manuscript retains the baroque key signature of D minor, with no flats nor sharps. This Largo is proposed in its original unornamented form, but, as is usual with baroque music, this simplicity should encourage the player to add in his own ornamentations.

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Adagio Flute & Piano
2.Allegro Flute & Piano
4.Allegro Flute & Piano