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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.


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).

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Author Title Ref Last Updated
Pat Murphy Tabhair Dom Do Lamh p92
Paul Carr Set In Their Ways website


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