S E T    F O R M A T I O N   ARMAGH  LANCERS  SET
        2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    First side couple is left of the first top couple.
    Swing in waltz hold.
    Gents dance forward on the left foot and ladies begin forward on the right foot.
    Bar counts for dance patterns are shown in bold.
    The total bar count for each Figure includes an eight-bar introduction of music.
    A traditional jig step (down-2-3) is to be danced;  if hornpipes are danced for the
          final figure, dance an ordinary step (lift-2-3-4).
    Documentation is based upon a workshop taught by Patrick O’Dea in Cleveland,
          Ohio USA on May 2, 2000.
    Edition of March 03, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com  
    FIGURE 1 -- JIGS (136 BARS)
Top couples: REPEAT  "MARKER" first top lady and second top gent advance and swing in waltz hold in the
          center6; reverse to home2;
square inside the set, passing right-shoulder-to-right each time, and dance
          to near corner partner8.
All couples near-corner partners swing in waltz hold8;
original partners swing in waltz hold8.
Top couples: second top lady and first top gent advance and swing in the center6;  
          reverse to home2;
square inside the set, passing right-shoulder-to-right each time, and dance
          to near corner partner8.
All couples:  near corner partners swing in waltz hold8;
original partners swing in waltz hold8;
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"  64.
    FIGURE 2 -- JIGS or SINGLE REELS (136 BARS)
Top couples:   REPEAT  "MARKER" first top couple:
          advance, right-hand-in-right2; retire and pull-the-hand
          and turn the lady anticlockwise to-place2; swing in waltz hold4;
          square inside the set, passing right-shoulder-to-right each time; as top
          couples end facing into the set, side couples separate and form
          four-facing-four lines with the top couples8.
All couples:  holding closer (uncrossed) hands, the lines advance and retire twice8;
swing in waltz hold8.
Top couples:   second top couple:
          advance, right-hand-in-right2; retire and pull-the-hand
          and turn the lady anticlockwise to-place2; swing in waltz hold4;
          square inside the set, passing right-shoulder-to-right each time; as top
          couples end facing into the set, side couples separate and form
          four-facing-four lines with the top couples8.
All couples:  holding closer (uncrossed) hands, the lines advance and retire twice8;
swing in waltz hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"   64.
    FIGURE 3 -- JIGS (136 BARS)
All couples: REPEAT  "MARKER" big Christmas clockwise4,   then anticlockwise4.
Top couples: REPEAT  "MARKER"REPEAT  "MARKER" take right-hand-in-right and advance to the center2advance from
          the center to the couple originally on their right2; reverse to their original
          opposite position2; advance and give right hands (pinwheel pattern)
          to the couple originally on their left2;
same couples:  pinwheel (star) with the right hand4; pinwheel with the left hand4;
          little Christmas and on bar six, the top gents release left hands so top
          couples end in their opposite positions8  REPEAT  "MARKER"REPEAT  "MARKER"REPEAT  "MARKER".
All couples: big Christmas clockwise4,   then anticlockwise4.
Top couples; repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"REPEAT  "MARKER"  through   REPEAT  "MARKER"REPEAT  "MARKER"REPEAT  "MARKER"   , swinging with the other side couple
          and ending at their own home positions32.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"  64.
    FIGURE 4 -- JIGS (136 BARS)
All couples: REPEAT  "MARKER" ladies advance and retire twice, no touch8;
gents advance and retire twice, no touch8;
ladies pinwheel with the right hand, then with the left hand while the gents dance
          four clockwise turns and dance anticlockwise around the house (a solo
          full house)8;
near-corner partners swing  in waltz hold and the gent remains as that
          lady's partner8;
repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"   until original partners swing96.
    FIGURE 5 -- JIGS or HORNPIPES (168 BARS)
All couples: REPEAT  "MARKER"chain12,  gents dance anticlockwise and ladies dance clockwise;  take
          open-waltz hold and file-up behind the first top couple4;
(for each file-up:  the leading couple faces out from their position, the couple
          originally to the left of the leading couple is next, the couple originally to
          the right of the leading couple is next and the couple opposite the
          leading couple is last;)
cast-off, lead up the center and form lines -- that is, ladies pass in front of
          partners anticlockwise as gents dance clockwise; meet partners
          at the back (bottom) of the files and all dance no touch up the center of
          the files then separate to form two facing lines with gents in one line
          and ladies in the other line8;
holding closer (uncrossed) hands, the lines advance and retire twice8;
lines advance and original partners take waltz hold2swing in waltz
          hold to-place6;
repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"   with the second top couple, then the first side couple, then
                       the second side couple leading120.

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