CALEDONIAN  KILRUSH  SET
          2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    This set is from County Clare, Ireland.  The set may also be identified as the CALEDONIAN
              MULLAGH, MILLTOWN MALBAY, KILMALEY, QUILTY, DOONBEG, CREEGH or KILMIHIL.
    Bar counts for dance patterns are shown in bold.
    The total bar count for each Figure includes an eight-bar introduction of music.
    Advance and Retire as couples in waltz hold.
    A Clare style (lift-2-3-4 and five-step) is to be danced for the reels and hornpipes; 
              dancers sometimes also batter-step with various patterns of heel-toe, toe-heel, etc.
    Dance ordinary jig steps (down-2-3 and slide-slide) in the Jig figures.
    Documentation is based upon notes by Larry Lynch.  The set is similar to the popular
             CALEDONIAN of this website.
    Edition of November 20, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
  
    FIGURE 1 -- REELS (112 BARS)
Dance lift-2-3-4, the traditional Clare reel step.
LEAD AROUND AND TURN THE LADY UNDER
All couples: lead around anticlockwise holding crossed hands (rights on top, five step);
           during the last two bars form an arch with the arms and the lady
           dances clockwise under the arch to-place8.
DANCE IN AND OUT ONCE THEN SWING
in waltz hold, dance in-place (or slightly in and out) once without turning2;
swing in waltz hold6;
LEADING COUPLES ADVANCE AND RETIRE AND HOUSE TO OPPOSITE
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire once in waltz hold, dancing the five step4;
house to opposite in waltz hold, dancing lift-two-three-four4;
repeat the preceding advance and retire and house to home8;
dance at home in waltz hold (two clockwise revolutions)8;
again :
          advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
          house to opposite in waltz hold4;
          repeat the preceding advance and retire and house to home8;
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    40.
All couples: full house in waltz hold, doubling the final two bars8.
    FIGURE 2 -- JIGS (80 BARS)
Dance down-2-3 without the lift often associated with a Clare reel step.
All couples: lead around and turn the lady under as in Figure One8;
dance in and out once and swing in waltz hold as in Figure One8.
HOUSEDANCE AT HOMEHOUSE
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" house around each other in waltz hold8;
dance at home in waltz hold (two clockwise revolutions)8;
house around each other in waltz hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    24.
All couples: full house in waltz hold, doubling the final two bars8.
    FIGURE 3 -- REELS (176 BARS)
Dance lift-2-3-4, the traditional Clare reel step.
All couples: lead around and turn the lady under as in Figure One8;
dance in and out once and swing in waltz hold as in Figure One8.
ADVANCE & RETIREDANCE AT HOMEHOUSE TO OPPOSITE
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire once in waltz hold, dancing the five step4;
house at home in waltz hold (one clockwise revolution)4;
advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
house to opposite in waltz hold, dancing lift-two-three-four4;
at opposite :
          advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
          house at home in waltz hold4;
          advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
          house to home in waltz hold4REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER"
dance at home in waltz hold (two clockwise revolutions)8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  through only  REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER"   32.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    64.
All couples: full house in waltz hold, doubling the final two bars8.
    FIGURE 4 -- JIGS (176 BARS)
Dance down-2-3 without the lift often associated with a Clare reel step.
All couples: lead around and turn the lady under as in Figure One8;
dance in and out once and swing in waltz hold as in Figure One8.
LEADING COUPLES HOUSE, ADVANCE & RETIRE, CHANGE PARTNERS
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" house around each other in waltz hold8;
slide in and out once, dancing one-two, one-two4;
ladies only house anticlockwise to opposite, turning twice clockwise4;
new partners :
          house around each other in waltz hold as above8;
          slide in and out once as above4;
          ladies only house anticlockwise to home, turning twice clockwise4;    REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER"
dance at home in waltz hold (two clockwise revolutions)8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    only  REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER"   32.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    72.
All couples: full house in waltz hold, doubling the final two bars8.
    FIGURE 5 -- JIGS (160 BARS)
Dance down-2-3 without the lift often associated with a Clare reel step.
All couples: lead around and turn the lady under as in Figure One8;
dance in and out once and swing in waltz hold as in Figure One8.
LEADING COUPLES HOUSE, ADVANCE & RETIRE, CHANGE PARTNERS
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" house around each other in waltz hold8;
slide in and out once, dancing one-two, one-two4;
gents only house anticlockwise to the lady on the left, turning twice clockwise
          and passing back-to-back with one another in the center4;
new partners :
          repeat the preceding house, slide in and out and change partners three,
          times, ending with original partners at home48.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    64.
All couples: full house in waltz hold, doubling the final two bars8.
    FIGURE 6 -- HORNPIPES (160 BARS)
Dance lift-2-3-4, the traditional Clare hornpipe step.
ALL QUARTERHOUSE   AND HOUSE
All couples: REPEAT "MARKER" quarterhouse in waltz hold 16;
full house in waltz hold, doubling the final two bars8;
ALL CHANGE PARTNERS
ladies dance outside the set to the next gent on the right  while
          gents batter in-place4;
new couples dance at home in waltz hold (one clockwise revolution)4;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   three times, ending with original partners at home96;
quarterhouse16;
full house in waltz hold, doubling the final two bars8.

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