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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 19 October 2014

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    We meet USA-born fiddle-player Brian Conway on a visit to Ireland to hear his fiddle playing and about growing up with traditional Irish music in his native New York

    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: The Spike Lasses, Tom Moylan's Frolics
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Brian Conway, Mark Simos
      Performer(s): Brian Conway, Mark Simos
      Album: SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS RECORDINGS, SFW 40481
      Duration: 2:24
    • Title: Trim The Velvet, Lord Gordon
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Brian Conway, Brendan Dolan
      Performer(s): Brian Conway, Brendan Dolan
      Album: CLÓ IAR-CHONNACHTA, CICD 173
      Duration: 4:11
    • Title: Martin Wynne's Reel
      Composer: Martin Wynne
      Performer(s): Martin Wynne
      Performer(s): Martin Wynne
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:08
    • Title: Reavy's Reels
      Composer: Ed Reavy
      Performer(s): Andy Mcgann
      Performer(s): Andy Mcgann
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:27
    • Title: Crowley's Reels
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Brian Conway, Joe Burke, Felix Dolan
      Performer(s): Brian Conway, Joe Burke, Felix Dolan
      Album: CLÓ IAR-CHONNACHTA, CICD 168
      Duration: 2:31
    • Title: Maud Miller
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Brian Conway
      Performer(s): Brian Conway
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:07

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