LONG  CALEDONIAN  SET
           2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    This set is from north County Clare, Ireland.  See the CALEDONIAN AROUND
             THE HOUSE.
    All dance:   All couples dance except when standing during the introduction of each figure.
    Gents dance forward on the left foot and ladies begin forward on the right foot.
    Steps:  The ordinary reel and hornpipe steps are traditionally danced (step, step, 345
              when advancing and retiring and lift-2-3-4 otherwise).  The batter step (variations
              of heel-toe, heel-toe-down, etc.) is often danced also.  The ordinary jig step is
              traditionally danced in Figure 4, down-2-3.
    Swing in waltz hold.
    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.
    Edition of December 25, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 1 -- REELS (72 BARS)
Dance step, step, 3-4-5 (the five-step) and lift-2-3-4.
All couples: take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice (the five-step)8;
swing in waltz hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
house half-way around to opposite in waltz hold (lift -2-3-4)4;
advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
house half-way around to home in waltz hold4;
full house in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   24.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 2 -- REELS (48 BARS)
Dance step, step, 3-4-5 (the five-step) and lift-2-3-4.
All couples: take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice (step, step, 3-4-5)8;
swing in waltz hold8;
full house in waltz hold8;
dance at home in waltz hold (two clockwise revolutions, lift -2-3-4)8;
full house in waltz hold8.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 3 -- REELS (88 BARS)
Dance step, step, 3-4-5 (the five-step) and lift-2-3-4.
All couples: take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice (step, step, 3-4-5)8;
swing in waltz hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
house half-way around to opposite4;
advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
house half-way around to home4;
advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
house half-way around to opposite4;
full house in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   , beginning from each couple's opposite position32.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 4 -- JIGS (152 BARS)   
Dance down-2-3 and 1-2-3-kick, 1-2-123.
All couples: take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice (1-2-3-kick, 1-2-123)8;
swing in waltz hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
gents:   dance inside the set to the next lady on the right4;
full house, in waltz hold, as new partners8;
repeat the preceding three lines three times (original partners full house)48.
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    64.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 5 -- REELS (104 BARS)   
Dance step, step, 3-4-5 (the five-step) and lift-2-3-4.
All couples: take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice (step, step, 3-4-5)8;
swing in waltz hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire once in waltz hold (step, step,  3-4-5)4;
house half-way around to opposite, still in waltz hold4;
advance and retire once, in waltz hold4;
house half-way around to home4;
swing in waltz hold8;
advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
house half-way around to opposite4;
full house in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   , beginning from each couple's opposite position40.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 6 -- HORNPIPES (176 BARS) 
Dance step, step, 3-4-5 (the five-step) and lift-2-3-4.
All couples: take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice (step, step, 3-4-5)8;
swing in waltz hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house, still in waltz hold8;
advance and retire once in waltz hold4;
ladies dance inside the set to the next position on the right as gents dance
          in-place4;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    until original partners full house128;
quarterhouse16;
full house in waltz hold8.

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