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Con Curtin’s Big Balloon

“Con Curtin’s Big Balloon” is a beautiful jig I learned from Angelina Carberry and Martin Quinn’s album. It can also be found in O’Neill’s under the name “Hide And Go Seek”. I associate this jig with Paddy Carty as well, who recorded it twice actually!

A fiddle player from Brosna, Co. Kerry, Con Curtin was a fine exponent of the music of Sliabh Luachra. A wonderful festival in memory of Con Curtin takes place in his hometown every year at the end of June : Con Curtin Music Festival

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T:Con Curtin’s Big Balloon
R:jig
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K:Edor
|:BGE EGE|BGE EdB|AFD DED|DFA ded|
B2E EDE|BAB d2e|fdB AGF|1 GEE E2d:|2 GEE E2B||
eBe geg|bge efe|dAd fef|afd def|
eBe geg|b2e edc|BGE AGA|BGE E2B|
eBe geg|bge efe|dAd fef|afd def|
g2b aga|bge gfg|edB BAF|GEE E3||

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