The Melting Pot Interview: with renowned fiddle-player Matt Cranitch

Jim MacNamara is joined in studio with Matt Cranitch, featuring live music and discussion.

Matt Cranitch is renowned as a fiddle-player and teacher at home in Ireland and abroad. He has performed extensively at concerts and festivals, on radio and television, and has presented many lectures, master-classes and workshops. Author of The Irish Fiddle Book, he has also contributed to other books on Irish traditional music. He has made various albums, the most recent being Rolling On with Jackie Daly. He is an authority on the music of Sliabh Luachra in the south-west of Ireland, and received a PhD from the University of Limerick for his study on the fiddle-playing tradition of this region.