Sheet Music: Hide and Go Seek

TitleHide and Go Seek
Alternate titlesCaptain Holmes
Cornelius Curtin's Big Balloon
ComposerTraditional Irish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyE minor
Time signature6/8
Tempo96 BPM
Performance time0:40
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2022-11-08
Last updated2022-11-08
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Jigs, Traditional/Folk


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Tuesday 8 November 2022

Tune of the Day: Hide and Go Seek

Traditional Irish jig

The earliest appearance of this tune is in a 1833 collection called A Companion to the Reticule, under the title “Captain Holmes”. However, it seems likely to have derived from the Scottish “The Hills of Glenorchy”, which predates it.