The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 29 December 2013

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    A tribute to poet Séamus Heaney with his own readings and uilleann pipe and tin whistle music from Liam Ó Floinn in The Poet and the Piper, recorded at the Barbican Centre, London

    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: Port Na Bpúcaí
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:03
    • Title: Sliabh Galleon Braes
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:37
    • Title: The Gold Ring
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 3:56
    • Title: An Bonnán Buí
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 3:08
    • Title: The Death Of Staker Wallace
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 5:09
    • Title: The West Wind
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Performer(s): Liam Ó Floinn
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:35

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