Sheet Music: Lord Cathcart's Minuet

TitleLord Cathcart's Minuet
ComposerTraditional English
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyG major
RangeF#4–A5
Time signature3/4
Tempo120 BPM
Performance time1:00
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2013-02-28
Last updated2013-02-28
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Minuets, Traditional/Folk

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Thursday 28 February 2013

Tune of the Day: Lord Cathcart's Minuet

Traditional English tune

This minuet appears in the music manuscript copybook of Henry Livingston, Jr., who in 1775 was a Major in the 3rd New York Regiment and participated in Montgomery’s invasion of Canada in a failed attempt to wrest Québec from British control. The title of the piece refers to a popular military figure of the time, Lord Cathcart, the descendant of a Scottish noble family.