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A man playing bouzouki seated next to a man playing a fiddle

Episode 4 | Seán McElwain

In the fourth episode of ITMA’s Taoscadh ón Tobar series, Seán McElwain explores and discusses the music of the Sliabh Beagh region and in particular the contribution made by musician and collector, James Whiteside.

Map of Sliabh Beagh region (image courtesy of Seán McElwain)
James Whiteside, from Irish Minstrels and Musicians, 1913
Whiteside Manuscripts (image courtesy of Seán McElwain)