The Rolling Wave

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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 

    Check here to download booklist

    The Rolling Wave Sunday 22 December 2013

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    The Rolling Wave

    Traditional and folk music with a Christmas flavour as the festive season gets into full swing.

    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

    A new competition to speed us through the winter on The Rolling Wave: We have 2 copies of the new CD by Tony Mac Mahon and Steve Cooney – “Live in Spiddal – Scaoil Amach an Pocaide” given to us by Raelach Records.

    The question: From what county in Ireland does Tony Mac Mahon come?

    Answers in any one of three ways - email, post or tweet to:

    therollingwave@rte.ie or The Rolling Wave, RTÉ Radio One, Dublin 4 or @TheRollingWave

    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: Christmas Day In The Morning
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin
      Performer(s): Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin
      Album: Let the Fairies in (Children's Songs from Ireland), CEOLTA ÉIREANN, CE5062
      Duration: 2:18
    • Title: Don Oíche Úd I Mbeithil
      Composer: Trad. Arr. Chris Newman
      Performer(s): Máire And Nollaig Ní Chathasaigh
      Performer(s): Máire And Nollaig Ní Chathasaigh
      Album: OLD BRIDGE MUSIC, OBMCD 20
      Duration: 2:49
    • Title: An Páistín Soilseach Séimh
      Composer: Trad.Arr.
      Performer(s): Cór Chois Fharraige
      Performer(s): Cór Chois Fharraige
      Album: CLÓ IAR-CHONNACHTA, CICD 195
      Duration: 3:20
    • Title: The Bells Of Dublin
      Composer: Paddy Moloney
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Album: RCA VICTOR/BMG, RD60824
      Duration: 0:50
    • Title: Christmas Eve
      Composer: Tommy Coen
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Performer(s): Chieftains
      Album: RCA VICTOR/BMG, RD60824
      Duration: 1:46
    • Title: The Moving-On Song
      Composer: Ewan Mccoll
      Performer(s): Dave Burland, Tony Capstick, Dick Gaughan
      Performer(s): Dave Burland, Tony Capstick, Dick Gaughan
      Album: RUBBER RECORDS, RUB 027
      Duration: 3:29
    • Title: The Wexford Carol
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Maighréad Ní Dhomhnaill And The Voice Squad
      Performer(s): Maighréad Ní Dhomhnaill And The Voice Squad
      Album: SHANACHIE, 78018
      Duration: 4:33
    • Title: See Amid The Winter Snow
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Maddy Prior
      Performer(s): Maddy Prior
      Album: PARK RECORDS, PRK CD 9
      Duration: 4:04
    • Title: The Wonder Of Fahy
      Composer: Peadar Ó Riada
      Performer(s): Triúr
      Performer(s): Triúr
      Album: PEADAR Ó RIADA, PORCD 017
      Duration: 2:00
    • Title: Pe Trouz Ar En Douar
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Jean-Claude Jegat, Louis Yhuel
      Performer(s): Jean-Claude Jegat, Louis Yhuel
      Album: ARFOLK, CD 305-306
      Duration: 4:07
    • Title: The Boar's Head Carol
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Press Gang
      Performer(s): The Press Gang
      Album: HAWK, HALP 135
      Duration: 2:04
    • Title: Suantraí Na Maighdine
      Composer: Seán Óg Ó Tuama
      Performer(s): Finola Ó Siochrú
      Performer(s): Finola Ó Siochrú
      Album: FINOLA Ó SIOCHRÚ, FOSCD002
      Duration: 3:18
    • Title: Sliabh Sneachta
      Composer: Daithí Sproule
      Performer(s): Altan
      Performer(s): Altan
      Album: CELTIC HEARTBEAT/UNIVERSAL RECORDS, UND53214
      Duration: 2:50

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