GLENCORRIB  SET
        2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    This set is from County Mayo, Ireland.
    Swing in ceili hold in Figures 1-4 and in waltz hold in Figures 5-6.
    Ladies chain -- pull-the-hand and face-in:   ladies grasp right hands at waist-level in the
              center and dance on to the opposite gent (who has danced into his partner's
              position); couples take left hands and form an arch;  the lady dances under the
              arch and around the gent as the gent continues to face into the set;  the ladies
              also take right hands in the center when dancing to home.
    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 right of the first top couple.
    Edition of October 6, 2006 -- Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 1 -- JIGS (72 BARS)
Dance an ordinary jig step--down-2-3.
All couples: take crossed-hands in front (rights on top) and advance and retire twice8;
swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" holding crossed-hands, advance and retire once4;
crossover clockwise (to the left) with the lady turning clockwise once under the
          gent’s hands; end the turn with gents dancing clockwise (outside) around
          the lady to-place (the gents dance forward into place)4;
holding crossed-hands, advance and retire once4;
crossover clockwise (to the left again) with the lady turning clockwise once
          under the gent’s hands; end the turn with gents dancing anticlockwise
          (inside) around the lady to-place (the gents back into place)4;
swing in ceili hold8.
Side couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"   except all couples dance on the swing24.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 2 -- JIGS (88 BARS)
Dance an ordinary jig step--down-2-3.
All couples: take crossed-hands in front (rights on top) and advance and retire twice8;
swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" holding crossed-hands, advance and retire twice8;
ladies right-arm link in center for one full clockwise turn then dance under the
          opposite gent’s left arm and anticlockwise to-place beside him (on his
          right) as he continues to face into the set8;
ladies right-arm link in center for one full clockwise turn then dance under their
          partner's left arm and clockwise to-place beside him (on his left) as he
          continues to face into the set8;
swing in ceili hold--beginning in partner's position and ending in one's
          own position8.
Side couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"   except all couples dance on the swing32.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 3 -- JIGS (120 BARS)
Dance an ordinary jig step--down-2-3.
All couples: take crossed-hands in front (rights on top) and advance and retire twice8;
swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" holding crossed-hands, advance and retire twice8;
ladies right-arm link in center for one full turn then dance under the opposite
          gent’s left arm and clockwise to-place beside him (on his left) as he
          continues to face into the set8;
swing new partner in ceili hold--beginning in partner's position and ending in
          one's own position8.
same partners:  lead around clockwise in open waltz hold8;
ladies right-arm link in center for one full turn then dance under their partner's
          left arm and clockwise to-place at his left as he continues to face
          into the set8;
swing original partner in ceili hold--beginning in partner's position and ending
          in one's own position8.
Side couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"   except all couples dance on the swing48.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 4 -- JIGS (104 BARS)   
Dance an ordinary jig step--down-2-3.
All couples: take crossed-hands in front (rights on top) and advance and retire twice8;
swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" holding crossed-hands, advance and retire twice8;
taking right-hand-in-right, the first top couple dance to face the second top
          couple in the center2;
second top gent steals the first top lady, left-hand-in left and the trio and the
          solo gent retire2;
as the gents dance in-place, the ladies turn-in under the second top gent’s arms
          to an across-the-shoulders hold2;
trio and solo gent advance to the center2;  first top gent steals both ladies,
          grasping their inside hands and the trio and the solo gent retire2;
as the gents dance in-place, the ladies turn-in under the first top gent’s arms
          to an across-the-shoulders hold2;
trio and solo gent advance to the center2; ladies turn out to place their hands
          on the gents’ shoulders in a circle-of-four2;
little Christmas8.
Side couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"   32.
All couples: take crossed-hands in front (rights on top) and advance and retire twice8;
swing in ceili hold8.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 5 -- POLKAS (88 BARS)   
Dance ordinary polka steps--down-2-3 and slide 1-2, 1-2.
All couples: in waltz hold, slide in and out twice8;
swing in waltz hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" in waltz hold, slide in and out twice8;
pass through to opposite, with the first top couple in the center; turn in to one
          another to-place (gents to the lady's place, lady to the gent's place)8;
pass through to home, with the second top couple in the center; turn in to
          one another to-place (standard place for each dancer)8;
swing in waltz hold8.
Side couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"   except all couples dance on the swing32.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 6 -- POLKAS (136 BARS)   
Dance ordinary polka steps--down-2-3 and slide 1-2, 1-2.
All couples: in waltz hold, slide in and out twice8;
swing in waltz hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" in waltz hold, slide in and out twice8;
ladies change places; meet in the center right-shoulder-to-right and
          dance two bars in place; dance on and turn clockwise to-place8;
gents change places; meet in the center left-shoulder-to-left and dance
          two bars in place; dance on and turn anticlockwise to-place8;
repeat the preceding crossovers (ladies then gents change places)16.
All couples: swing in waltz hold8.
Side couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"   48.
All couples: in waltz hold, slide in and out twice8;
swing in waltz hold8.

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