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The Canberra Crooked Chain Set

From county Non-Ireland. First sides is on the left.

5 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 120 Crooked Chain Jig 01:51
2 112 Slide and change Slide 01:41
3 168 Everyone goes around Reel 02:32
4 112 Gents quarter chain Polka 01:33
5 160 Return chain Hornpipe 03:31

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 11:08.

Notes

Written by Paul Carr and the Set In Their Ways Irish Set Dance demonstration group.

Notes on Paul’s site only list three figures (1, 3 and 5).

There are no CDs which feature this music.

Alternate music for these figures:

Set Name Figure No Artist Title Track
Figure 1 - 120 bars of Jigs.
Cashel 6 Gleann an Iolair Ceili Band The Derry Boat 16
6 Glenside Ceili Band Set Dance Music From Glen 21
6 Heather Breeze Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening 13
6 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 02 19
Black Valley Square Jig 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 06 14
Mazurka 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 07 19
Gillen 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 10 14
Mayo Lancers 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 12 18
Glencorrib 3 30
Cashel 6 McIlroy Band Hilltown Ceili with caller Joe Farrell 20
6 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 11
6 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 12
6 Rise The Dust All Set 16
6 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 4 16
Leitrim 1 17
Cashel 6 Swallow's Tail In Full Flight 12
Mazurka 3 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 1 9
Black Valley Square Jig 1 Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 1
Figure 2 - 112 bars of Slides.
Ballycommon 3 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 20
Rosscahill 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 10 28
Williamstown 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 2
Balleyvourney Jig 5 10
Clare Plain (Reel) 1 PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 19
Kenmare Polka 2 Various Artists The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 14
Figure 3 - 168 bars of Reels.
Rinkinstown 3 Ceili Time Irish Set Dancing Fun 3
Clare Orange and Green 1 19
Cavan Reel 2 Fodhla Ceili Band Music For Set Dancing 5
2 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 8
Labasheeda 7 Dance Music of Ireland volume 04 15
Clare Orange and Green 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 07 8
Melleray Lancers 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 08 5
South Sligo Lancers 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 10 2
Dublin 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 17 21
Rinkinstown 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 21 1
3 3
Ballykeale 3 7
Hunter Valley 1 21
2 22
3 23
Clare Orange and Green 1 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 19
Leitrim 4 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 4 20
Southern Cross 2 The Coast Ceili Band Set Dancing Downunder 5
Clare Orange and Green 1 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 1 1
South Sligo Lancers 2 Triskell Irish Set Dancing CD - Faoi Do Chois 16
Clare Orange and Green 1 Various Artists The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 1
Figure 4 - 112 bars of Polkas.
Fermanagh 1 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 12
Balleyvourney Reel 6 Donncha Lynch Ceili Band Set Dances of Cork and Kerry 12
Fermanagh 1 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 7
Dublin 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 17 20
Coomhola 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 21 9
Croisloch 1 Rise The Dust Give it a Lift 5
Moate 3 20
Fermanagh 1 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 4 7
Clare Plain Polka 1 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 2 7
Fermanagh 1 Triskell Irish Set Dancing CD - Faoi Do Chois 11
Kenmare Polka 2 Various Artists The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 14
3 15
Balleyvourney Reel 6 The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 18
Figure 5 - 160 bars of Hornpipes.
Caledonian 6 Abbey Ceili Band Bruach an t'Sulain 17
Sliabh Luachra 6 Beal a' Ghleanna 6
Caledonian 6 Barefield Ceili Band Between The Sets 6
6 Brian Boru Ceili Band House Around 6
Sliabh Luachra 6 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
Caledonian 6 12
6 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 22
Sliabh Luachra 6 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
Caledonian 6 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 1 6
Labasheeda 6 Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 17
Caledonian 6 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 6
Kilfenora Plain 6 24
Caledonian 6 Public House Ceili Band Go Figure 6
Sliabh Luachra 6 22
Kilfenora Plain 6 Rise The Dust All Set 10
Croisloch 4 Give it a Lift 8
Caledonian 6 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 1 6
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
Caledonian 6 Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 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
Pat Murphy Tabhair Dom Do Lamh p92
Paul Carr Set In Their Ways website http://rsc.anu.edu.au/~pdc/sitw/ccc.html

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