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50 Menuets (1728) for Solo Violin, Mandolin, Oboe, Recorder or Flute

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By Georg Phillipp Telemann

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Flute, Oboe, Violin, Soprano Recorder, Tenor Recorder, Mandolin - Early Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Georg Phillipp Telemann. Arranged by John Goodin. Baroque Period, General Instructional. Solo Part. 39 pages. Published by Rosie and Earl Music (S0.527037).

Item Number: S0.527037

G.P. Telemann was one of the most prolific composers in history. According to Steven Zohn in his Music for a Mixed Taste: Style, Genre, and Meaning in Telemann's Instrumental Works (Oxford University Press, 2008) the menuets in this collection were first published by the composer in Hamburg in 1728 under the title Sept fois sept et un menuet ("Seven times Seven, plus One Menuets"), and most likely were issued to subscribers in groups of seven throughout the year. While only a combined score with melody lines in the treble clef and figured bass has survived, an advertisement from the time suggests that either part may have been available on its own. The melodies alone are presented here and are completely satisfying without their harmonic support.

These pieces are both educational and fun. They are suitable for both private enjoyment and public performance and make excellent teaching tools.

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