The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 19 May 2013

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    Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Peter Browne

    A preview of the upcoming Steeple Sessions series of concerts which will be taking place in Dublin city over the summer with artists featured here: The Kane Sisters, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas and The Voice Squad. Also, a live recording of Eric Bogle singing his famous WW1 song "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda" and some old 78rpm recordings of William Andrews who was a celebrated uilleann piper and a píob mhór music instructor for many years with the Greystones Pipe Band of Co. Wicklow.

    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 Andrew Scannell in London and Séamus Ó Gráda both of whom won copies of the CD Cold Old Fire from the group Lynched. The quiz answer: Biddy Mulligan came from the Coombe! There’ll be a new Rolling Wave quiz in May and here’s an important notice:

    The Rolling Wave is off the air on RTÉ Radio One for the month of April but will be back in May. And we continue on RTÉ Lyric FM every Monday night at 1900.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Con Cassidy's Mulqueeney's
      Composer: Trad Arr. Lionaird
      Performer(s): John And Aisling Lyons
      Performer(s): John And Aisling Lyons
      Album: Cop. Con., VT 158CD
      Duration: 0:00

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