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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 16 November 2014

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    The Caves of Cong, The Friendly Visit, Herself and Myself, Amhráin ó Iorras - these are titles of four newly issued recordings of traditional music and song -all to be heard on thi

    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: Máire Na Bláiche, Condon's Frolics, Happy To Meet, Sorry To Part
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Paul O'Shaughnessy
      Performer(s): Paul O'Shaughnessy
      Album: PAUL O'SHAUGHNESSY, POS0002
      Duration: 4:28
    • Title: Brian Luby's, John Egan's, The Girl With The Blue Dress On
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Paul And Pearl O'Shaughnessy
      Performer(s): Paul And Pearl O'Shaughnessy
      Album: PAUL O'SHAUGHNESSY, POS0002
      Duration: 3:18
    • Title: Casey's Pig, Gan Ainm, Jimmy Lyons
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Paul O'Shaughnessy And Eoin O'Neill
      Performer(s): Paul O'Shaughnessy And Eoin O'Neill
      Album: PAUL O'SHAUGHNESSY, POS0002
      Duration: 3:10
    • Title: The Grasp Of Time
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Thomas Mccarthy
      Performer(s): Thomas Mccarthy
      Album: Herself and Myself, TIN FOLK MUSIC, ITCD002
      Duration: 2:37
    • Title: Nell Flaherty's Drake
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Thomas Mccarthy
      Performer(s): Thomas Mccarthy
      Album: Herself and Myself, TIN FOLK MUSIC, ITCD002
      Duration: 3:25
    • Title: A Chailleach Do Mhairis Mé, The Gesse In The Bog
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Josie Nugent And Brian Safford
      Performer(s): Josie Nugent And Brian Safford
      Album: JOSIE NUGENT AND BRIAN SAFFORD, JNB 001
      Duration: 3:20
    • Title: The Green Pidgeon, Fair Maids Of Ireland
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Josie Nugent And Brian Safford
      Performer(s): Josie Nugent And Brian Safford
      Album: JOSIE NUGENT AND BRIAN SAFFORD, JNB 001
      Duration: 2:04
    • Title: The Acorn Stomp, The Razzle Dazzle
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Josie Nugent And Brian Safford
      Performer(s): Josie Nugent And Brian Safford
      Album: JOSIE NUGENT AND BRIAN SAFFORD, JNB 001
      Duration: 3:23
    • Title: Bainis Shrath Greadaigh
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Séamus Ó Mongáin
      Performer(s): Séamus Ó Mongáin
      Album: AMHRÁIN Ó IORRAS, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 2:00
    • Title: Tar Bolton, Molly Bán
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Séamus And Fiachna Ó Mongáin
      Performer(s): Séamus And Fiachna Ó Mongáin
      Album: AMHRÁIN Ó IORRAS, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 3:10
    • Title: The Banks Of The Lee
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Luka Bloom & Phil Ware Trio
      Performer(s): Luka Bloom & Phil Ware Trio
      Album: BIGSKY RECORDS, BSCD008
      Duration: 4:09

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