Sheet Music: Larghetto

from Recorder Sonata in F major
Opus numberOp. 1, No. 11, HWV 369, Mvmt. 1
ComposerGeorge Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyF major
Time signature3/4
Tempo66 BPM
Performance time2:00
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2010-12-29
Last updated2010-12-29
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Wednesday 29 December 2010

Tune of the Day: Larghetto by Handel

from Sonata in F major

Today's work is George Frideric Handel's Sonata in F major for Recorder and Basso continuo, composed around 1725. The sonata opens with a stately Larghetto in which the recorder's phrases begin on the offbeats. The melody is simple and slow-paced, and lends itself well to ornamentation.

Thanks to Zaq for suggesting this piece!

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Larghetto Flute & Piano
2.Allegro Flute & Piano
3.Siciliana Flute & Piano
4.Giga Flute & Piano