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The North Kerry Set

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5 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 152 None Polka 02:14
2 152 None Polka 02:14
3 184 None Slide 02:35
4 88 None Polka 01:19
5 128 None Hornpipe 02:27

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 10:49.

3 Recordings

Type Artist Title Track # Last Updated
CD Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 3
CD Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 2 7
CD Various Artists The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 8

Alternate music for these figures:

Set Name Figure No Artist Title Track
Figure 1 - 152 bars of Polkas.
West Kerry 4 Abbey Ceili Band Beal a' Ghleanna 14
Tipperary Lancers 4 Brian Boru Ceili Band House Around 10
Birr 4 Ceili Time Irish Set Dancing Fun 13
Ballyduff 1 Heather Breeze Music In The Glen 5
3 7
West Kerry 4 Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band Music for Set Dancing volume 2 - At Home in Sliabh Luachra 16
North Kerry 2 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 4
Cashel 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 02 17
Donegal 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 18
Sliabh gCua 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 07 16
Mazurka 5 23
Durrow Threshing 6 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 6
West Kerry 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 12 25
Tory Island 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 14 5
Ballyduff 1 16
3 18
Tory Island Lancers 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 5
Birr 4 16
Black Hill 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 21 18
North Kerry 2 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 2 8
West Kerry 4 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 21
4 Various Artists The Set 1 - Music For Four Complete Sets 11
North Kerry 2 The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 9
Borlin 1 The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 20
Figure 2 - 152 bars of Polkas.
West Kerry 4 Abbey Ceili Band Beal a' Ghleanna 14
Tipperary Lancers 4 Brian Boru Ceili Band House Around 10
Birr 4 Ceili Time Irish Set Dancing Fun 13
Ballyduff 1 Heather Breeze Music In The Glen 5
3 7
West Kerry 4 Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band Music for Set Dancing volume 2 - At Home in Sliabh Luachra 16
North Kerry 1 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 3
Cashel 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 02 17
Donegal 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 18
Sliabh gCua 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 07 16
Mazurka 5 23
Durrow Threshing 6 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 6
West Kerry 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 12 25
Tory Island 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 14 5
Ballyduff 1 16
3 18
Tory Island Lancers 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 5
Birr 4 16
Black Hill 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 21 18
North Kerry 1 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 2 7
West Kerry 4 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 21
4 Various Artists The Set 1 - Music For Four Complete Sets 11
North Kerry 1 The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 8
Borlin 1 The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 20
Figure 3 - 184 bars of Slides.
Claddagh 2 Heather Breeze Music In The Glen 2
Ballycroy 2 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 12
Set of Erin 1 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 4 6
2 7
3 8
4 9
1 Various Artists The Set 1 - Music For Four Complete Sets 19
2 20
3 21
4 22
Figure 4 - 88 bars of Polkas.
Sliabh Luachra 4 Brian Boru Ceili Band House At Home 12
South Kerry 1 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 16
Sliabh Luachra 4 Donncha Lynch Ceili Band Set Dances of Cork and Kerry 18
4 Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band Music for Set Dancing volume 2 - At Home in Sliabh Luachra 4
4 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 22
South Kerry 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 04 17
Aran 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 05 3
Sliabh gCua 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 07 18
Melleray Lancers 7 Dance Music of Ireland volume 08 10
Ballycommon 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 19
South Sligo Lancers 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 10 3
Mayo Lancers 7 Dance Music of Ireland volume 12 21
Glencorrib 5 32
Aherlow 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 20
Black Hill 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 21 20
Aran 3 PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 12
Sliabh Luachra 4 Public House Ceili Band Go Figure 20
Aran 3 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 1 14
South Kerry 1 Temple House Ceili Band Temple House - Music For Sets volume 2 7
Sliabh Luachra 4 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 3 9
South Kerry 1 Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 12
Sliabh Luachra 4 Various Artists The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 4
Figure 5 - 128 bars of Hornpipes.
Monaghan 5 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 5
5 Fodhla Ceili Band Music For Set Dancing 10
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 2
Monaghan 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 06 13
Ballinascarty Half 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 23
Cuchulainn 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 26
Moate 5 Rise The Dust Give it a Lift 22

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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 p39
Pat Murphy Toss The Feathers p175
Arthur Kingsland Newcastle Irish Set Dancers - Dance Notes http://users.tpg.com.au/juliasm/Irish-Dance/instructions/North-Kerry-Set.html
Brooks Academy Set Dance notes from the Brooks Academy http://www.setdance.com/sets/kerry/english/kerry.html
Dr. Lenette S. and Larry E. Taylor Crooked River Set Dancers http://www.personal.kent.edu/~ltaylor1/north%20kerry.htm
Joe O'Hara Irish Set Dancing - List of Set Dances 1 http://setdanceteacher.ie/NKERRY.HTM
Michael and Susan Harrison DanceMinder http://www.danceminder.com/dance/show/nortke
Nora Stewart and Martin Largey Easy Set Dancing http://www.setdancing.com.au/content/THE%20NORTH%20KERRY.pdf
Paul D. McGuigan Paul McGuigan's List of Sets http://pauls-projects.com/6d.html

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