BARNEY  SET
          2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    This set is from near Castlebar in County Mayo, Ireland.
    Swing in ceili hold.
    Gents dance forward on the left foot and ladies begin forward on the right foot.
    Bar counts (quantities of measures) for patterns are shown in bold.
    The total bar count for each Figure includes an eight-bar introduction of music.
    First side couple is on the left of the first top couple.
    Ladies chain:  Ladies give right hands in the center at waist-height then dance
              on to the opposite gent (who has danced into his partner's position) and
              give left hands at waist-height; the lady dances around the gent and the
              gent follows; ladies do not chain when dancing to home.
    Edition of April 1, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
   
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 1 -- JIGS (96 BARS)
Dance an ordinary jig step, down-2-3.
Top couples: holding crossed hands (rights on top), crossover clockwise; dance forward to
          face the first position on the left (visit); dance backward to opposite4;
repeat the preceding crossover visit to home4.
Side couples: repeat the preceding crossovers8.
All couples: swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire twice holding crossed hands8;
crossover clockwise to opposite as above4;
repeat the preceding advance and retires and crossover to home12;
swing in ceili hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   32.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 2 -- JIGS (120 BARS)
Dance an ordinary jig step, down-2-3.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" first top gent and second top lady :
          advance to the center and swing in ceili hold6; reverse to home2;
advance and retire twice holding crossed hands (rights on top)8;
crossover visit as in Figure One4;
advance and retire once holding crossed hands4;
beginning from their respective opposite positions, first top lady and second
          top gent :    repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   24.
Side couples: REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER" first side gent and second side lady:
          advance to the center and swing in ceili hold6; reverse to home2;
advance and retire twice holding crossed hands8;
crossover visit as in Figure One4;
advance and retire once holding crossed hands4;
beginning from their respective opposite positions, first side lady and second
          side gent :   repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER"   24.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 3 -- JIGS (64 BARS)
Dance an ordinary jig step, down-2-3.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" ladies chain (see heading)8;
swing in ceili hold8;
little Christmas8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   24.
All couples: swing in ceili hold8.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 4 -- POLKAS (136 BARS)
Dance an ordinary polka step, down-2-3.
Top couples: advance and retire twice holding crossed hands (rights on top)8.
All couples: swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire twice holding crossed hands8;
house each other in waltz hold8;
ladies chain8;
swing in ceili hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   32.
All couples: advance and retire twice holding crossed hands8.
Top couples: house each other in waltz hold8.
Side couples: house each other in waltz hold8.
Top couples: ladies chain8.
Side couples: ladies chain8.
All couples: swing in ceili hold8.

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