Oboe Sonata No.2

George Frideric Handel

Oboe Sonata No.2 in F major


About this work...

This work was published in 1732 as a G major flute sonata, the fifth item in Handel's Op. 1 collection of chamber pieces. Earlier manuscripts suggest that the sonata began life, however, as an F major work for oboe. Handel initially employs the Italian church sonata pattern of movements: slow-fast-slow-fast. But where ... read more