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Lady Coventry's Minuet. BC.05

Title     Lady Coventry's Minuet. BC.05
Area     Uncertain, probably northern
Bibliography     Village Music project, Cooke, Benjamin
Time_Signature     3/4
Notes     Maria(1733-1760),Countess of Coventry,was noted in her time for her
  great beauty.Once she was mobbed in Hyde Park and the King hearing of
  it said she must be protected.The next evening out she paraded up and
  down for two hours proudly escorted by two Sergeants in front and a
  dozen Privates in file behind, all in full dress uniform. Unfortunately
  she was also known for her remarkable silliness. She died of
  consumption at the age of 27,having borne 5 children. CGP.
Country     England
Rhythm     .Minuet
Source     Benjamin Cooke MS.circa 1770, F.Kidson Coll.
Transcriber     vmp.John Bagnall
Mirrorred-From     http://www.village-music-project.org.uk/abc/cooke_b.abc
Key_Signature     G

This tune occurs in 1 document :- Cooke, Benjamin

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Contributed by VMP Files Wed Sep 28 22:10:52 2011
Last edited Thu May 17 02:12:09 2012

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