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Sweets of may
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3 Jun This is an old Armagh figure dance for four couples in square formation and is danced to the tune of the same name. First tops has their back to. Sweets of May or Solaisai na Bealtaine (So-law-shee' nuh Byowl'-thuh-nuh) means the pleas- ure or joys of May and should have a feeling of Spring. It comes . Sweets of May. A dance for four couples. BARSA. Rings All join hands and side-step in a ring clockwise, finishing with two short threes.
A small selection of my photographs from The Sweets of May Set Dancing Festival in The Earl of Desmond Hotel Tralee. Hundreds gathered to dance and. A traditional Irish jig with ten settings and twenty-six comments that has been added to ninety-three tunebooks. Recordings and book sources for the single jig known as Sweets of May, The, Sweets of May.
X T:Sweets Of May, The R:Jig C:Trad. O:Ireland M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:1/4= K:G |:dc|"G"BAG "D7"AGF|"G"G2G G2A|BcB GAB|"Am7"c3 "D7"d2c| "G"BAG. 11 Oct Translation: A slightly better translation of the Irish would be "the delights of May", but the English title using "sweets" is traditional. Music—Record: Riverside "Come to the Ceili" National N 8 meas introduction. Formation—4 cpls in square, cpl 1 with backs to music, numbered. Sweets of May. Steps: Seven in Jig Time - (2 measures) When moving to the L, hop L (count 6 of preceding measure). Step R back to L (ct. 1, 2), step L to L (ct. The tune page for 'Sweets of May' at floristmawar.com, with free sheet music, a playable midi sound file and the abc & MusicXML code - tune in the file.