Sonata in A minor for Solo Flute, Wq. 132
|Sonata for Solo Flute|
The first movement of the sonata
|Movements||3 (Poco adagio, Allegro, Allegro)|
The Sonata for Solo Flute in
Bach wrote this sonata in Berlin around 1747, when he was a chamber
Some scholars claim that this sonata was intended for the king. Indeed, it was printed during the king's lifetime. But at the time, compositions written for the Prussian king were not permitted to be published and made public. It may have been published without the king's knowledge. This may explain the publication date of 1763, nearly two decades after the sonata was written.