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    THE ROLLING WAVE CHRISTMAS BOOKLIST 

    Down the Crooked Road – Mary Black (Transworld Ireland)

    Johnny O’Leary of 

    Sliabh Luachra – ed. Terry Moylan (Lilliput Press) 

    Folklore and Modern Irish Writing – ed. Anne Markey and Anne O’Connor (Irish Academic Press)

    Aneas – Saíocht ó thraidisiún Gaelach na Mumhan – Brenda Ní Shúilleabháín and Lanka Haouche Perren (Futa Fata)

    Wayfaring Strangers – the musical voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia – Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr (The University of North Carolina Press)

    Street Ballads in Nineteenth Century Britain, Ireland and North America – ed. David Atkinson and Steve Roud (Ashgate)

    Vinyl – a History of the Analogue Record – Richard Osborne (Ashgate)

    Music and Identity in Ireland and Beyond – ed. Mark Fitzgerald and John O’Flynn (Ashgate)

    Traditional Music and Irish Society: Historical Perspectives – Martin Dowling (Ashgate)

    Collected Essays and Lectures 1990 – 2007 – Tom Munnelly (The Old Kilfarboy Society)

    16 Lives: Éamonn Ceannt – Mary Gallagher – O’Brien Press

    The Loneliest Boy in the World – Gearóíd Cheaist Ó Catháin with Patricia Ahern –The Collins Press 

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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

    Here's the result of our Rolling Wave quiz: The answer is that Tony Mac Mahon comes from Co. Clare and congratulations to Catherine Hallinan, Tallaght and Kathleen Mahon, Ranelagh - both in Dubliin. The prize a copy of the new CD by Tony Mac Mahon and Steve Cooney - "Live in Spiddal".

    Our new quiz is for copies of the new recording of Sliabh Luachra music by Aoife Ní Chaoimh and Paudie O' Connor - "Didn't She Dance and Dance".

    The question: "Where is Sliabh Luachra?"

    Entries judged on the most geographically accurate and/or most imaginative response!

    Answers in any one of three ways - email, post or tweet to:

    therollingwave@rte.ie  or The Rolling Wave, RTÉ Radio One, Dublin 4 or @TheRollingWave

    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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