S E T    F O R M A T I O N    TOURNAFULLA  SET
              2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    This set is from County Limerick, Ireland.
    First side couple is on the left of the first top couple.
    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.
    Abbreviations are used in a version recorded below.
    Edition of December 25, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
    FIGURE 1 -- SLIDES (192 BARS)
Dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3 and slide-slide, slide-slide.
All couples: REPEAT "MARKER" quarterhouse in waltz hold16.
ADVANCE AND RETIREDANCE AT HOMECHAINSWING
Top couples: slide in and out once in waltz hold (1-2, 1-2)4;
dance at home in waltz hold (one revolution)4;
ladies chain :
          ladies give right hands in the center at waist-height then dance on to the
          opposite gent (who has danced into his partner's position); couples take
          left hands and form an arch; ladies dance under the arch, turning
          clockwise twice under the finger as the gent follows the lady; ladies
          also chain in the center when dancing to home8;
swing (wheel) in waltz hold8.
All couples: repeat from   R E P E A T     " M A R K E R "  with side couples leading at the slide in and out40.
repeat from   R E P E A T     " M A R K E R "  with top couples again leading at the slide in and out40.
repeat from   R E P E A T     " M A R K E R "  with side couples again leading at the slide in and out40.
quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8.
    FIGURE 2 -- SLIDES (160 BARS)
Dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3 and gallop.
All couples: REPEAT "MARKER" quarterhouse in waltz hold16.
HOUSE INSIDEFIGURE INSWING
Top couples: first top couple, in waltz hold, house inside the set (or dancers' choice)8;
figure in :
          in waltz hold, dance sevens toward the center of the set2 and out of the set2
          swing in waltz hold4; the sevens are to be danced in gallop-style with the
          beginning weight on the back foot (gent’s right, lady’s left).
All couples: repeat from   R E P E A T     " M A R K E R "    with first side, second top, then second side couple leading at
          the house inside96;
quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8.
    FIGURE 3 -- SLIDES (192 BARS)
Dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3 and slide-slide, slide-slide.
All couples: REPEAT "MARKER" quarterhouse in waltz hold16.
ADVANCE AND RETIREOPPOSITES CROSSOVERLITTLE CHRISTMAS
Top couples: slide in and out once, holding right hands in front4;
ladies crossover (change places) right-shoulder-to-right-shoulder2;
gents crossover (change places) left-shoulder-to-left-shoulder2;
again slide in and out once, holding right hands in front4;
ladies crossover (change places) right-shoulder-to-right-shoulder2;
gents crossover (change places) left-shoulder-to-left-shoulder2;
to center and form circle-of-four2;
little Christmas4; couples swing one revolution to home2;
All couples: repeat from   R E P E A T     " M A R K E R "  with side couples leading at the slide in and out40.
repeat from   R E P E A T     " M A R K E R "  with top couples again leading at the slide in and out40.
repeat from   R E P E A T     " M A R K E R "  with side couples again leading at the slide in and out40.
quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8.
    FIGURE 4 -- POLKAS (88 BARS)   Shove the Lady
Dance ordinary polka steps -- down-2-3 and 1-2-3-4-5-6-7.
REVERSE THE LADY  HOUSESQUARE HOUSEPINWHEELSWING
All couples: REPEAT "MARKER" in waltz hold, reverse the lady anticlockwise around the house (back the
          lady house, four shoves)(no turns)8;
square the house dancing sevens (1-2-3-4-5-6-7)8;
all ladies chain (pinwheel) to the opposite gent; give right hands at
          shoulder-height in the center then lefts to the opposite gent2;
          couples form an arch and the lady turns twice clockwise under the
          arch as she dances around the gent2; ladies dance home, touching
          right hands in the center (pinwheel)4;
swing in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   32;
in waltz hold, reverse the lady around the house, as above8;
square the house dancing sevens, as above8.
    FIGURE 5 -- HORNPIPES (128 BARS)
Dance an ordinary hornpipe step -- lift2-3-4.
All couples: quarterhouse in waltz hold16;
full house in waltz hold8;
CHANGE PARTNERS DURING THE QUARTERHOUSEFULL HOUSE
REPEAT "MARKER" partner-change with quarterhouse; gents dance in and out alone while the
          ladies dance to the next position on the right2; new couples, in waltz
          hold, turn to the next position on the right2; repeat the in / out and
          turn three times to reach the gents’ home12:
full house in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   until original partners full house72.

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SET FORMATION

 

TOURNAFULLA SET
F1  SLIDES 192 bars
REPEAT "MARKER"ALL: QH16
TT: SL I/O4    D@H4
L CHN8          SWGW8
RPT FR  REPEAT "MARKER"   SS, TT, SS  120
ALL: QH16     FHW8
F2  SLIDES 160 bars
ALL:REPEAT "MARKER" QH16
1T: HI8    Alt  Dancers' Choice
      GALLOP I/O4   SWGW4
RPT FR REPEAT "MARKER"  1S, 2T, 2S   96
ALL: QH16     FHW8
F3  SLIDES 192 bars
REPEAT "MARKER"ALL: QH16
TT: SL I/O RnR4    Ls XOVR R2R2   Gs XOVR L2LRPT TO HO8
L XMAS6   SWG ONE TURN TO HO2
RPT FR  REPEAT "MARKER"   SS, TT, SS  120
ALL: QH16     FHW8
F4  POLKAS 88 bars
ALL: REPEAT "MARKER" BTLFH8 (NO TURNS)   SQ-THE-HSE8 (GALLOP)
L Rs CTR2   ARD OPP G (w/2 TRNs)4    Rs CTR TO HO2
SWGW8
RPT FR  REPEAT "MARKER"    32

BTLFH8 (NO TURNS)   SQ-THE-HSE8 (GALLOP)

F5  HORNPIPES 128 bars
ALL:  QH16     FH8
REPEAT "MARKER" GENTS I/O  AS  Ls MV R2
QH14 (as in North Kerry)
FH8
RPT FR  REPEAT "MARKER"  UNTIL  ORIG PARTs  FH8     72

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