The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Monday 17 March 2014

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    The Rolling Wave

    Tonight's Rolling Wave is a tribute to Finbarr Dwyer (1946 - 2014) - a skilled and highly original accordion-player from West Cork who passed away recently.

    About The Show

    Named after a famous traditional Irish tune, The Rolling Wave is a sharp ear and a close eye on the world of traditional and folk music in Ireland.

    Competition

    The answer to our Rolling Wave quiz is: Eric Bogle. We had a bumper response and the two winners of copies of the Friel Sisters new CD are: Jim Nash of Kilworth in Co. Cork and Gavin Black of Lurgan, Co Armagh. Congratulations to both.

    Our new quiz is for copies of the new CD from The Gloaming, kindly donated by the band. The question: can you name any two members of the Gloaming?

    Answers to therollingwave@rte.ie or The Rolling Wave, Music Programmes, RTÉ Radio One, Dublin 4.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Rolling Wave
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Harry Bradley, Mick O' Brien, John Blake, Liam O'Connor
      Performer(s): Harry Bradley, Mick O' Brien, John Blake, Liam O'Connor
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:47
    • Title: The Rollicking
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:39
    • Title: Reel Selection (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:39
    • Title: Jig Selection (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Hornpipe (No Name)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:50
    • Title: The Derry Hornpipe
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:55
    • Title: Waltz (No Name)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:25
    • Title: Reel Selection (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:39
    • Title: The Holly Bush (Reel)
      Composer: Finbarr Dwyer
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:50
    • Title: The Pigeon On The Gate
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 3:54
    • Title: Patrick's Arrival
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Album: TARA, CD 2002
      Duration: 3:41
    • Title: The Knights Of St. Patrick
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Orla Harrington, Andrew Macnamara, Jim Higgins
      Performer(s): Orla Harrington, Andrew Macnamara, Jim Higgins
      Album: FLAGSTONE MEMORIES, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 2:20
    • Title: St Patrick's Day
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Leo Rowsome
      Performer(s): Leo Rowsome
      Album: Classics of Irish Pipering, TOPIC, TSCD 471
      Duration: 3:08
    • Title: Patrick Was A Gentleman
      Composer: Moore
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Album: T, TARA CD 2002
      Duration: 3:08

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