Gladstone

32 bar Reel.

1-4 1st and 2nd couples, taking hands at the sides, set and dance right hands across half round.

5-8 They set again, approaching, and give left hands to partners. 2nd couple cross to own sides, while 1st turn once round to face 1st corners.

9-12 1st couple dance a half reel of four with first corners, then pass each other left shoulder and

13-16 Dance a half reel of four with second corners. They end in 2nd place, 'wrong' sides.

17-24 1st couple dance 8 bars of Petronella, ending in 2nd place, own sides.

25-28 1st couple turn by the left hand just over once round so that the woman is facing up and the man down.

29-32 1st woman dances up and casts off. 1st man dances down and casts up. Meanwhile the corners dance as if they were doing half reels of four on the diagonals, giving left hands across on bar 30 and turning right about into places on bar 32.

Repeat, having passed a couple.

Dance devised by Hugh Foss.

Tune: Gladstone, by J. Scott Skinner (The Monikie Series, No.2).

Copyright, 1970, by Hugh Foss, Dalry, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire.

Glendarroch Scottish Country Dance Sheet No.47.