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COMET [2], THE. AKA - "Comet Clog." AKA and see "Black Swan (The)," "Doctor Peter's," "Down the Glen," "Glengesh (The)," "Minnie Foster," "Mrs. Minnie Foster." Irish, American; Hornpipe or Clog. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. As "Minnie Foster" it appears in Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) and as "Down the Glen" in Allen's Irish Fiddler. Sean McGuire recorded it as "Black Swan (The)." In parts of County Donegal it is known as "Dr. Peters" and "Glengesh (The)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - obtained from fiddler Paddy Killoran [O'Malley].

Printed sources : - O'Malley (Luke O'Malley's Collection of Irish Music), 1976; No. 114, p. 57. White's Unique Collection (1896), No. 145, p. 26 (listed as "Comet Clog").

Recorded sources: -

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