BORLIN  JENNY -- 1  SET
          2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    This set is from County Cork, Ireland.
    Swing in ceili hold.
    Other versions are danced.
    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.
    Documentation is based upon a workshop led by Yutaka Usui at North Olmsted, Ohio
              USA on September 10, 2002.
    Edition of April 1, 2008 -- Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 1 -- SINGLE REELS (96 BARS)  PINWHEEL
Except for square the house, dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise holding right hand in right8;
REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire twice, still holding right hand in right8;
Top couples: pinwheel with the couple on their left :   first dance clockwise with the right hands3;
          change hands and direction1; pinwheel anticlockwise to home4.
All couples: square the house in waltz hold :  dance step and hop, step and hop, 1-2-3,
          1-2-3 (a four-bar pattern) to each right (anticlockwise) position :
          dance a lively, bouncing, almost skipping style;
          facing forward, step out then lift the heel of the trailing foot
          (a gentle hop) and continue forward on the hopping foot; repeat the
          step and hop to reach the first position2; dance in-place turning slightly
          anticlockwise to face the next position2;
          repeat the four-bar pattern three more times to home12;
full house, still in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  with side couples leading (pinwheel with their left couple)40.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 2 -- SINGLE REELS (96 BARS)  LEAD AROUND
Except for square the house, dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise holding right hand in right8;
REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire once, still holding right hand in right; pull the lady's right hand
          to her right shoulder at the end of the retire4;
lead around anticlockwise to opposite; turning the lady clockwise, pull the right
          hands up/out/down to a right hand in right hold as partners both dance
          to face into the set4;
repeat the preceding advance and retire and lead around to home8;
square the house as in Figure One16;
full house, still in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  40.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 3 -- SINGLE REELS (96 BARS)  CORNER SWING
Except for square the house, dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise holding right hand in right8;
REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire once, still holding right hand in right4;
near corner partners swing in ceili hold4;
new couples advance and retire once, holding right hand in right4;
original partners swing in ceili hold4;
square the house as in Figure One16;
full house, still in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  40.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 4 -- SINGLE REELS (80 BARS)   CHANGE OVER
Except for square the house, dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise holding right hand in right8;
REPEAT "MARKER" facing into the set, partners exchange sevens and threes (sidestep); the partner
          dancing to the right dances behind his/her partner [the right-rear rule;
          dance sevens to the side2 then two bars in place2; repeat to the other
          side4]8;
square the house as in Figure One16;
full house, still in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  32.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 5 -- SINGLE REELS (112 BARS)   CHAIN
Except for square the house, dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise holding right hand in right8;
REPEAT "MARKER" chain :  right-hand-in-right, partners make a half-turn so gents dance
          clockwise and ladies dance anticlockwise16;
swing in ceili hold8;
square the house as in Figure One16;
full house, still in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  48.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 6 -- SINGLE REELS (112 BARS)   WHEEL
Except for square the house, dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise holding right hand in right8;
REPEAT "MARKER" ladies pinwheel :   first dance clockwise with the right hands3; change hands
          and direction1; pinwheel anticlockwise to home4.
gents pinwheel :   first dance clockwise with the right hands3; change hands and
          and direction1; pinwheel anticlockwise to home; retain left hands in the
          center and give right hands to partner and pull hands up/over to have them
          rest atop her right shoulder; the lady places her left arm on the gent's waist4;
lead around anticlockwise in a big-wheel, holding hands as above; release left
          hands and pull the right hands up/out/down to a waltz hold on the final
          two bars8;
square the house as in Figure One16;
full house, still in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  48.

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