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    The Rolling Wave Monday 18 August 2014

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    Celebrated Sliabh Luachra fiddle player Denis Murphy died 40 years ago on April 7th 1974. Tonight we broadcast the first of a two-part documentary series "Memories of Denis Murphy"

    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

    Congratulations to the two winners of the Rolling Wave January quiz: Michael Cronin of Ballincollig and Dan Buckley of Loughlinstown.  There was a very good response and these winners were judged to be the best two of the many entries we received – but it was a close run thing! The prizes are copies of the new CD Didn’t She Dance and Dance by Paudie O’Connor and Aoife Ní Chaoimh.

    For the new quiz, the singing group Lynched have given two copies of their new CD Cold Old Fire. One of the songs on it is Daffodil Mulligan – her mother was of course Biddy Mulligan and we want to know where was Biddy Mulligan from? 

    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 Humours Of Lisheen, The Lark's March (Jigs)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:07
    • Title: Jig (No Title)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Bill Murphy
      Performer(s): Bill Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:20
    • Title: Seanbhean Na Gcartaí (Reel Selection)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 3:20
    • Title: Breeches Mary, The Tenpenny Bit (Jigs)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:57
    • Title: The Green Cottage Polkas
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Pádraigh O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Pádraigh O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:41
    • Title: Fitzgerald's, O' Callaghan's Low (Hornpipe)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:29
    • Title: The Turkey In The Straw (Reel)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:13
    • Title: Tarrant's, The Blue Ribbon (Polkas)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 6:26
    • Title: Fisher's, Johnny Gorman's, P.J. Mcnamara's
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Dave Sheridan
      Performer(s): Dave Sheridan
      Album: DAVE SHERIDAN, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 4:08
    • Title: Auld Lang Syne
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Coda
      Performer(s): Coda
      Album: CODA, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 3:56
    • Title: O'Callaghan's
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ, RTE CD 183
      Duration: 1:33

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