Newly digitised: MS 4/5 Edward Bunting’s Irish Airs

We have added another Bunting manuscript to our online collection.

MS 4/5 is a 80 pp. volume of Irish airs collected between 1805 and 1810.

The first tune in the volume is Mábla Shéimh Iní Cheallaigh, which was composed by Turlough O’Carolan (1670-1738).

The tune can be heard here, played by Conor Caldwell on his 2018 album To Belfast…