Sheet Music: When Arthur first in Court began

TitleWhen Arthur first in Court began
Alternate titlesWhen Arthur first at Court began to wear long hanging sleeves
ComposerJohn Wall Callcott (1766–1821)
InstrumentationFlute trio
KeyD major
Time signature6/8
Tempo84 BPM
Performance time2:30
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2017-06-17
Last updated2017-06-17
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Saturday 17 June 2017

Tune of the Day: When Arthur first in Court began

arranged for three flutes

This piece was originally written by the eminent English composer John Wall Wallcott (1766–1821) as a three-part glee. The lyrics were a 17th-century parody of a 16th-century ballad by Thomas Deloney, which used to be sung to a tune known as “Flying Fame”.

The present arrangement for three flutes is taken from Blake's Young Flutist's Magazine, published in 1833.