Sheet Music: The Cat in the Corner

TitleThe Cat in the Corner
Alternate titlesFelix the Wrestler
Lady Charlotte Murray
O'Mahoney's Frolics
Puss in the Corner
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
Time signature6/8
Tempo100 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2023-01-20
Last updated2023-01-20
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk


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Friday 20 January 2023

Tune of the Day: The Cat in the Corner

Traditional Irish jig

The earliest known appearance of “The Cat in the Corner” is in Ryan's Mammoth Collection, published in Boston in 1883. However, the tune was likely derived from an earlier jig by Scottish fiddler Niel Gow (1727–1807) titled “Lady Charlotte Murray”.