Sheet Music: Menuetto

TitleMenuetto
from Flute Sonata in G major
Opus numberOp. 1, No. 5, HWV 363b, Mvmt. 5
ComposerGeorge Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
InstrumentationFlute and Harpsichord/Piano
KeyG major
RangeG4–C6
Time signature3/4
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time1:30
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2011-02-12
Last updated2011-02-12
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Categories
Baroque, Minuets, Sonatas, Written for Flute

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Saturday 12 February 2011

Tune of the Day: Menuetto by Handel

from Flute Sonata in G major

This minuet (Handel uses the old Italian spelling “menuetto”) is the fifth and last movement of the German-British composer's Sonata in G major for flute and basso continuo. The piece is based on a favorite theme of Handel's, which is also found as a keyboard piece and at the end of the Concerto Grosso in F major, Op. 3, No. 4a.

Other Movements from the same Work

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