The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 14 September 2014

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    Five CDs have been issued recently by good quality céilí bands; we hear selections from them all on tonight's Rolling Wave.

    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.

    Sunday, 10.00pm on RTÉ Radio 1

    Competition

    Congratulations to Katie O'Driscoll of Passage West and Pat Dalton of Glasnevin who each got the correct answer to our question about what Willie Clancy's main instrument was. And of course it was the uilleann pipes. The prize - now on its way to both winners - is a copy of Louise Mulcahy's new CD "Tuning the Road"
     
    Our new Rolling Wave quiz is for the new booklet and double CD of complete recordings by the famous Irish-American flute player John McKenna: "The Buck from the Mountain".
     
    Prizes of 2 copies have been given to us by the John McKenna Society and the question:
     
    What county in Ireland was John McKenna from?
     
    Answers to: The Rolling Wave, RTÉ Radio, Dublin 4 or therollingwave@rte.ie or on Twitter to @TheRollingWave

    Results in a few week's time.
     

    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: Kilglass Lakes
      Composer: John Mcevoy
      Performer(s): Moylurg Céilí Band
      Performer(s): Moylurg Céilí Band
      Album: MOYLURG CÉILÍ BAND, MOY 001
      Duration: 1:05
    • Title: The Spider's Web
      Composer: Vincent Broderick
      Performer(s): Moylurg Céilí Band
      Performer(s): Moylurg Céilí Band
      Album: MOYLURG CÉILÍ BAND, MOY 001
      Duration: 1:06
    • Title: No Gods And Precious Few Heroes
      Composer: Brian Mcneill
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX322
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: Both Sides The Tweed
      Composer: Dick Gaughan
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan
      Album: Handful of Earth, GREENTRAX, CDTRAX322
      Duration: 4:45
    • Title: The Woman Of The House, The Harvest Moon, The Boyne Hunt
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Shannonvale Céilí Band
      Performer(s): Shannonvale Céilí Band
      Album: SHANNONVALE CÉILÍ BAND, CD003
      Duration: 3:29
    • Title: Termon
      Composer: Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin
      Performer(s): Rtéco & Pádraig Keane
      Performer(s): Rtéco & Pádraig Keane
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 7:13
    • Title: The Humours Of Tullycrine, The Cuckoo's Nest
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Naomh Pádraig Céilí Band
      Performer(s): Naomh Pádraig Céilí Band
      Album: NAOMH PÁDRAIG CÉILÍ BAND, NPCBCD001
      Duration: 3:27
    • Title: Lovers Of Light
      Composer: Simon Emerson, James Mcnally, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Martin Russell, Sinéad O'Connor
      Performer(s): The Buachaills
      Performer(s): The Buachaills
      Album: At Your Call, DEMO SUPPLIED BY ARTIST
      Duration: 3:16
    • Title: Lady Anne Mongomery, The Maid In The Cherry Tree, Boys Of Portaferry
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Dartry Céilí Band
      Performer(s): Dartry Céilí Band
      Album: DARTRY CÉILÍ BAND, DARTRY002
      Duration: 3:12
    • Title: The Top Of Maol, The Knocknabowel (Polkas)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Allow Céilí Band
      Performer(s): Allow Céilí Band
      Album: ALLOW CÉILÍ BAND, ACB CD001
      Duration: 2:20
    • Title: Elizabeth Kelly's Favourite, Follow Me Down To Limerick
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Catherine Mcevoy
      Performer(s): Catherine Mcevoy
      Album: CLÓ IAR-CHONNACHTA, CICD 172
      Duration: 4:09

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