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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 Sunday 21 December 2014

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    The Rolling Wave

    A selection of seasonal traditional music and song to welcome Christmas

    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

    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 to therollingwave@rte.ie or The Rolling Wave, RTÉ Radio One, Dublin 4 or @TheRollingWave - Results in January

    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 Rolling Wave
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Tony Mac Mahon, Steve Cooney
      Performer(s): Tony Mac Mahon, Steve Cooney
      Album: RAELACH RECORDS, RRCD 005
      Duration: 3:41
    • Title: Puer Natus In Bethlehem
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Cór Chúil Aodha
      Performer(s): Cór Chúil Aodha
      Album: PEADAR Ó RIADA, POR 015
      Duration: 1:43
    • Title: Sliabh Sneachta
      Composer: Daithí Sproule
      Performer(s): Altan
      Performer(s): Altan
      Album: CELTIC HEARTBEAT/UNIVERSAL RECORDS, UND53214
      Duration: 2:50
    • Title: The Holly And The Ivy
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Black Family
      Performer(s): The Black Family
      Album: DARA, CD 076
      Duration: 3:12
    • Title: The Moving On Song
      Composer: Ewan Mccoll
      Performer(s): Dave Burland, Dick Gaughan, Tony Capstick
      Performer(s): Dave Burland, Dick Gaughan, Tony Capstick
      Album: RUBBER RECORDS, RUB 027
      Duration: 3:29
    • Title: Oíche Nollag
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Dordán
      Performer(s): Dordán
      Album: DORDÁN, DM CD 01
      Duration: 3:10
    • Title: Winter Solstice
      Composer: Mary Bergin
      Performer(s): Dordán
      Performer(s): Dordán
      Album: DORDÁN, DM CD 01
      Duration: 3:25
    • Title: Christmas In The Trenches
      Composer: John Mccutcheon
      Performer(s): Robbie O'Connell
      Performer(s): Robbie O'Connell
      Album: A Christmas Celtic Sojourn (Live), FREE DOWNLOAD (A CELTIC CHRISTMAS SOJOURN)
      Duration: 6:24
    • Title: Caitríona O'Leary
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): An Angel This Bright Midnight
      Performer(s): An Angel This Bright Midnight
      Album: HERESY, HERESY 016
      Duration: 4:25
    • Title: Kay's Bóithrín, The Days That Are Gone
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Aoife Granville
      Performer(s): Aoife Granville
      Album: AOIFE GRANVILLE, AG 002
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: The Bells Of Christmas
      Composer: Paddy Moloney
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Album: RCA VICTOR, RD60824
      Duration: 0:50
    • Title: Christmas Eve
      Composer: Tommy Coen
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Album: RCA VICTOR/BMG, RD60824
      Duration: 1:46

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