SNEEM  SET
        2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    This set is from County Kerry, Ireland.
    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.
    Edition of December 25, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 1 -- POLKAS (144 BARS)
Dance an ordinary polka step--down-2-3.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8;
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" pinwheel clockwise with the right hand to-place at home8;
swing in waltz hold8;
ladies chain; give right hands at waist-level in the center and dance on to the
          opposite gent (who has danced into his partner's position); couples
          give left hands, also at waist-level, and dance anticlockwise around each
          other (no arch); ladies do not chain when dancing to-place at home8;
house each other in waltz hold8.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8;
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  56.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 2 -- POLKAS (112 BARS)
Dance an ordinary polka step--down-2-3.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8;
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" slide in and out once, in waltz hold (1-2, 1-2, 1-2, 1-2)4;
dance at home in waltz hold (one revolution)4;
repeat the preceding eight bars8.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  40.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 3 -- POLKAS (112 BARS)
Dance an ordinary polka step--down-2-3.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" all ladies chain (pinwheel) to and around the opposite gent; give right hands
          at shoulder-height in the center then give left hands at waist-height to
          the opposite gent (who has danced into his partner's position)2;  partners
          dance anticlockwise around each other (no arch)4;  ladies dance home,
          touching right hands at shoulder-height in the center (pinwheel)2;
swing in waltz hold8;
slide in and out once, in waltz hold (1-2, 1-2, 1-2, 1-2)4;
still in waltz hold, house anticlockwise to opposite (two revolutions)4;
repeat the preceding eight bars to home8;
full house in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  40.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 4 -- POLKAS (96)   
Dance an ordinary polka step--down-2-3.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" take hands in a circle and advance and retire once4;
still holding hands and facing to the left (in file, all right shoulders into the set),
          dance clockwise half-way around the circle (to opposite)4;
repeat the preceding eight bars to home8;
lead around anticlockwise in open waltz hold8;
full house in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  32.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 5 -- SLIDES (168 BARS)   
Dance an ordinary polka step--down-2-3.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8;
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" slide in and out once, in waltz hold (1-2, 1-2, 1-2, 1-2)4;
still in waltz hold, house anticlockwise to opposite (two revolutions)4;
repeat the preceding eight bars to home8;
slide in and out once, in waltz hold4;
ladies crossover (change places), passing right-shoulder-to-right4;
as new couples, house each other in waltz hold8;
slide in and out once, in waltz hold4;
ladies crossover (change places), passing right-shoulder-to-right2;
ladies give left hands to original partners at waist-level and couples
          dance around each other anticlockwise (no arch)2;
ladies chain as in Figure Oneexcept ladies do chain when dancing
          to home8;
as original couples, house each other in waltz hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  56.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8;
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 6 -- HORNPIPES (160 BARS)   
Dance an ordinary hornpipe step--lift-2-3-4.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" take hands in a circle and dance in and out three times (in-two-three1,
          out-two-three1, etc.)6;
release hands and as gents dance in and out again, ladies dance outside
          the set to the next position on the right2;
quarterhouse in waltz hold as new partners16;
full house in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  until original partners full house96.

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