Sonata in e minor
Instrumentation: Flute and Guitar
Johann Helmich Roman was one of Sweden's most important composers in the 18th century. He became the cort music director in 1727, at the court of King Frederick I and Queen Ulrika Eleonora. This sonata was originally written for flute and basso continuo, and was part 12 sonatas that were dedicated to the Queen. It does show that the music in Sweden at that time, the French Baroque music and the works of Handel or Telemann have in common.