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The Caledonian Set

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6 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 128 None Reel 02:10
2 96 None Reel 01:40
3 192 None Reel 03:10
4 224 None Jig 03:28
5 192 None Reel 03:15
6 160 None Hornpipe 03:09

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 16:52.

10 Recordings

Type Artist Title Track # Last Updated
CD Abbey Ceili Band Bruach an t'Sulain 12
CD Barefield Ceili Band Between The Sets 1
CD Brian Boru Ceili Band House Around 1
CD Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band Music for Set Dancing volume 2 - At Home in Sliabh Luachra 7
CD Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 17
CD Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 1 1
CD Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 1
CD Public House Ceili Band Go Figure 1
CD Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 1 1
CD Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 6

Alternate music for these figures:

Set Name Figure No Artist Title Track
Figure 1 - 128 bars of Reels.
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Barefield Ceili Band Between The Sets 8
Fermanagh 3 Cathal McAnulty Ceili Band Sets Workshop 17
Cuchulainn 4 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 4
Monaghan 2 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 2
Fermanagh 3 14
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Gleann an Iolair Ceili Band The Derry Boat 2
Clare Lancers 5 Lough Ree Ceili Band Keep 'er Lit - Live from Spanish Point 5
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 13
2 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 2
Labasheeda 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 04 11
3 12
Fermanagh 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 9
Williamstown 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 4
Doire Cholm Cille 1 16
Kildownet Half 4 27
Armagh 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 14 11
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 1 12
Labasheeda 2 Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 13
3 14
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 14
2 PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 20
2 Public House Ceili Band Go Figure 8
2 Rise The Dust All Set 18
Merchant 1 Give it a Lift 1
3 3
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 4 2
Fermanagh 3 9
Labasheeda 2 Temple House Ceili Band Temple House - Music For Sets volume 1 13
3 14
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Temple House - Music For Sets volume 2 2
2 The Coast Ceili Band Set Dancing Downunder 17
Fermanagh 3 Triskell Irish Set Dancing CD - Faoi Do Chois 13
Figure 2 - 96 bars of Reels.
Kilfenora Plain 1 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 6
1 Heather Breeze Music In The Glen 17
Rosscahill 3 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 10 29
Borlin Jenny 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 12 1
2 2
3 3
Kilfenora Plain 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 1
1 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 19
1 Rise The Dust All Set 5
South Galway Reel 3 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 1 9
Figure 3 - 192 bars of Reels.
Connemara 2 Abbey Ceili Band Beal a' Ghleanna 8
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 21
Caledonian 5 Barefield Ceili Band Between The Sets 5
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 12
Clare Lancers 2 Beltaine Irish Traditional Dance Music 8
4 10
5 11
Caledonian 5 Brian Boru Ceili Band House Around 5
Connemara 2 13
Clare Lancers 2 Ceili Time Set Dancing Volume 1 12
4 14
5 15
Sliabh Fraoch 4 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 14
Clare Lancers 2 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 17
4 19
5 20
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Gleann an Iolair Ceili Band The Derry Boat 6
Connemara 2 Glenside Ceili Band Set Dance Music From Glen 12
2 Heather Breeze Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening 5
Claddagh 1 Music In The Glen 1
Caledonian 5 Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band Music for Set Dancing volume 2 - At Home in Sliabh Luachra 11
Connemara 2 20
Clare Lancers 2 Lough Ree Ceili Band Keep 'er Lit - Live from Spanish Point 2
4 4
Caledonian 5 9
5 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 21
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 6
Connemara 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 04 7
Labasheeda 1 10
4 13
Clare Lancers 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 05 10
4 12
5 13
Derrada 1 14
Claddagh 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 14 1
4 4
Flight of The Earls 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 17 5
Sliabh Fraoch 4 11
Ballykeale 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 21 5
Clare Lancers 2 McIlroy Band Hilltown Ceili with caller Joe Farrell 8
4 10
5 11
Caledonian 5 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 1 5
Connemara 2 8
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 16
Clare Lancers 2 Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 2
4 4
5 5
Labasheeda 1 12
4 15
Caledonian 5 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 5
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 18
Claddagh 1 Play the Keys 1
Sliabh Fraoch 4 8
Clare Lancers 2 11
4 13
5 14
Connemara 2 PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 2
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 24
Caledonian 5 Public House Ceili Band Go Figure 5
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 12
Connemara 2 14
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Rise The Dust All Set 22
Merchant 2 Give it a Lift 2
Claddagh 1 14
Caledonian 5 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 1 5
Connemara 2 16
Clare Lancers 2 Music For Sets volume 3 8
4 10
5 11
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Music For Sets volume 4 6
Connemara 2 Swallow's Tail In Full Flight 14
Clare Lancers 2 18
4 20
5 21
2 Temple House Ceili Band Temple House - Music For Sets volume 1 2
4 4
5 5
Labasheeda 1 12
4 15
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Temple House - Music For Sets volume 2 6
6 The Coast Ceili Band Set Dancing Downunder 21
Clare Lancers 2 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 4 2
4 4
5 5
Caledonian 5 Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 10
Connemara 2 Triskell Irish Set Dancing CD - Faoi Do Chois 2
Clare Lancers 2 Various Artists The Set 4 - Music For Four Complete Sets 14
4 16
5 17
Figure 4 - 224 bars of Jigs.
Ballycroy 1 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 11
Newmarket Meserts 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 18
Paris 4 Temple House Ceili Band Temple House - Music For Sets volume 2 16
Newmarket Meserts 2 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 2 2
Paris 4 Set Dances of Ireland Vol 3 4
Victoria Jig 2 Various Artists The Set 1 - Music For Four Complete Sets 15
Figure 5 - 192 bars of Reels.
Connemara 2 Abbey Ceili Band Beal a' Ghleanna 8
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 21
Caledonian 3 Barefield Ceili Band Between The Sets 3
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 12
Clare Lancers 2 Beltaine Irish Traditional Dance Music 8
4 10
5 11
Caledonian 3 Brian Boru Ceili Band House Around 3
Connemara 2 13
Clare Lancers 2 Ceili Time Set Dancing Volume 1 12
4 14
5 15
Sliabh Fraoch 4 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 14
Clare Lancers 2 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 17
4 19
5 20
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Gleann an Iolair Ceili Band The Derry Boat 6
Connemara 2 Glenside Ceili Band Set Dance Music From Glen 12
2 Heather Breeze Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening 5
Claddagh 1 Music In The Glen 1
Caledonian 3 Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band Music for Set Dancing volume 2 - At Home in Sliabh Luachra 9
Connemara 2 20
Clare Lancers 2 Lough Ree Ceili Band Keep 'er Lit - Live from Spanish Point 2
4 4
Caledonian 3 7
3 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 19
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 6
Connemara 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 04 7
Labasheeda 1 10
4 13
Clare Lancers 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 05 10
4 12
5 13
Derrada 1 14
Claddagh 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 14 1
4 4
Flight of The Earls 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 17 5
Sliabh Fraoch 4 11
Ballykeale 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 21 5
Clare Lancers 2 McIlroy Band Hilltown Ceili with caller Joe Farrell 8
4 10
5 11
Caledonian 3 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 1 3
Connemara 2 8
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 16
Clare Lancers 2 Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 2
4 4
5 5
Labasheeda 1 12
4 15
Caledonian 3 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 3
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 18
Claddagh 1 Play the Keys 1
Sliabh Fraoch 4 8
Clare Lancers 2 11
4 13
5 14
Connemara 2 PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 2
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 24
Caledonian 3 Public House Ceili Band Go Figure 3
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 12
Connemara 2 14
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Rise The Dust All Set 22
Merchant 2 Give it a Lift 2
Claddagh 1 14
Caledonian 3 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 1 3
Connemara 2 16
Clare Lancers 2 Music For Sets volume 3 8
4 10
5 11
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Music For Sets volume 4 6
Connemara 2 Swallow's Tail In Full Flight 14
Clare Lancers 2 18
4 20
5 21
2 Temple House Ceili Band Temple House - Music For Sets volume 1 2
4 4
5 5
Labasheeda 1 12
4 15
Clare Plain (Reel) 6 Temple House - Music For Sets volume 2 6
6 The Coast Ceili Band Set Dancing Downunder 21
Clare Lancers 2 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 4 2
4 4
5 5
Caledonian 3 Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 8
Connemara 2 Triskell Irish Set Dancing CD - Faoi Do Chois 2
Clare Lancers 2 Various Artists The Set 4 - Music For Four Complete Sets 14
4 16
5 17
Figure 6 - 160 bars of Hornpipes.
Sliabh Luachra 6 Abbey Ceili Band Beal a' Ghleanna 6
6 Brian Boru Ceili Band House At Home 14
Kilfenora Plain 6 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 10
6 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 11
Sliabh Luachra 6 Donncha Lynch Ceili Band Set Dances of Cork and Kerry 20
Kilfenora Plain 6 Heather Breeze Music In The Glen 22
Sliabh Luachra 6 Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band Music for Set Dancing volume 2 - At Home in Sliabh Luachra 6
6 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 24
Paris 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 04 5
Labasheeda 6 16
Caragh Lake Jig 7 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 17
Kilfenora Plain 6 Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 6
Limerick Tumblers 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 17 17
Newmarket Meserts 6 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 22
Labasheeda 6 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 17
Kilfenora Plain 6 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 24
Sliabh Luachra 6 Public House Ceili Band Go Figure 22
Kilfenora Plain 6 Rise The Dust All Set 10
Croisloch 4 Give it a Lift 8
Labasheeda 6 Temple House Ceili Band Temple House - Music For Sets volume 1 17
Paris 5 Temple House - Music For Sets volume 2 17
Newmarket Meserts 6 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 2 6
Clare Plain Polka 7 13
Paris 5 Set Dances of Ireland Vol 3 5
Sliabh Luachra 6 11
Kenmare Polka 5 Various Artists The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 17
Sliabh Luachra 6 The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 6
Borlin 5 24

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Instructions

Author Title Ref Last Updated
Foilsithe ag Comhaltas Ceoltori Eireann agus Cumann Luthchleas Gael An Authentic Guide to Set Dancing p34
Pat Murphy Toss The Feathers p79
Arthur Kingsland Newcastle Irish Set Dancers - Dance Notes http://users.tpg.com.au/juliasm/Irish-Dance/instructions/Caledonian-Set.html
Brooks Academy Set Dance notes from the Brooks Academy http://www.setdance.com/sets/caledonian/english/caledonian.html
Dr. Lenette S. and Larry E. Taylor Crooked River Set Dancers http://www.personal.kent.edu/~ltaylor1/caledonian.htm
Joe O'Hara Irish Set Dancing - List of Set Dances 1 http://setdanceteacher.ie/caledonian.htm
Michael and Susan Harrison DanceMinder http://www.danceminder.com/dance/show/caledo
Nora Stewart and Martin Largey Easy Set Dancing http://www.setdancing.com.au/content/THE%20CALEDONIAN%20SET.pdf
Paul D. McGuigan Paul McGuigan's List of Sets http://pauls-projects.com/10d.html

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