Taken from the 2017 Pantisocracy Christmas Special - Seán Mac Erlaine gives an evocative performance of "An Buachaill Caol Dubh" - the traditional air 'The Slender Boy'.
In a special Christmas Day edition of Pantisocracy the ‘cabaret of conversations’ host Panti Bliss, the unofficial ‘Queen’ of Ireland, hosts a gathering exploring how we draw upon the traditions of being Irish, in language, music, song, poetry and dance to re-imagine anew ourselves and our place in the world.
First broadcast on Christmas Day 2017 on RTÉ Radio 1. Go to pantisocracy.ie/season-2-episode-5 to listen back to the full podcast.
Her guests in this festive edition are singer and actor Lisa Lambe, Hot House Flowers frontman Liam Ó Maonlaí, former Riverdance star Colin Dunne, musician Seán Mac Erlaine and the poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa.
The programme features performances by Lisa Lambe, Liam Ó Maonlaí, Seán Mac Erlaine and Doireann Ní Ghríofa.
Sean is an accomplished and acclaimed musician and composer. One of his music collaborations is the group 'This is How we Fly'
seanmacerlaine.com for more on Seán Mac Erlaine
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