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 Theme code Index    123 127L
 Also known as    Pretty Cubit
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, United States
 Genre/Style    English, Military
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    USA(New England)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Thomas Nixon Jr.
 Book/Manuscript title    Thomas Nixon music manuscript book
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 20
 Year of publication/Date of MS    c. 1776-78
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

Pretty Cupid: Annotations

T:Pretty Cubit, a retreat
T:Pretty Cupid
R:Retreat March
S:Thomas Nixon Jr./Joseph Long music copybook (c. 1776- 1778, p. 20)
N:Nixon (1762-1842) was a 13 yr. old from Framingham, Ct., who accompanied his father 
N:to the opening conflicts of the American Revolution at Lexington and Concord, 
N:and who served as a fifer in the army until 1780.
GB A>c Bd|GB AG FD|GB A>c Bd|efge d2:|
|:Bd ef gd|Bd ef g2|gd ec BG|Bd BA G2:|]
T:Pretty Cupid, A Retreat
S:The Buttery Manuscript (c. 1784-1820, No. 1)
N:John Buttery (1784-1854) joined  the 34th Regiment in Lincoln, 
N:Lincolnshire, England, in 1797 and served as a fifer until discharged in 
N:1814. His large ms. contains marches, duty calls, dance tunes and airs. 
Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion
GBAcBd|GBAG F2|GBAcBd|dgfe d2:|
|:Bdefgd|Bdef g2|gdecBG|cAGF G2:|]

Pretty Cupid: Annotations