The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 12 January 2014

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    Two songs written by Stephen Foster who died 150 years ago on January 13th 1864, music from Micheál Ó Súilleabháin and friends recorded in 1977, Songs from Wexfordman Paddy Berry and a new CD from Brenda McCann, Annette Owens and Brian McGrath called Fly by Night.

    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: The Sunny Banks Of Beara, The Fox In The Thatch
      Composer: John Dwyer
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: FLY BY NIGHT, MCO 001CD
      Duration: 3:16
    • Title: Hard Times Come Again No More
      Composer: Stephen Foster Arr. De Danann
      Performer(s): Mary Black & De Danann
      Performer(s): Mary Black & De Danann
      Album: DARA, CD 010
      Duration: 3:22
    • Title: The Glendy Burke
      Composer: Stephen Foster Arr. The Green Fields Of America
      Performer(s): The Green Fields Of America
      Performer(s): The Green Fields Of America
      Album: COMPASS RECORDS, 744952
      Duration: 3:54
    • Title: The Waterford Waltz
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Tiompán
      Performer(s): Tiompán
      Album: GAEL-LINN, CEF 056
      Duration: 2:12
    • Title: Téama Breachtnaithe (Star Of The Co. Down)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Tiompán
      Performer(s): Tiompán
      Album: GAEL-LINN, CEF 056
      Duration: 6:40
    • Title: The Waterford Hornpipe
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Tiompán
      Performer(s): Tiompán
      Album: GAEL-LINN, CEF 056
      Duration: 2:04
    • Title: The Month Of January
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Paddy Berry
      Performer(s): Paddy Berry
      Album: PADDY BERRY, PBCD 001
      Duration: 3:06
    • Title: Bagenal Harvey
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Paddy Berry
      Performer(s): Paddy Berry
      Album: SCALLTA MEDIA (DVD), NO NUMBER GIVEN ON DVD
      Duration: 2:50
    • Title: The Maid On The Green
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: FLY BY NIGHT, MCO 001CD
      Duration: 1:05
    • Title: Richard Dwyer's
      Composer: Richard Dwyer
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: FLY BY NIGHT, MCO 001CD
      Duration: 1:37
    • Title: Paddy Fahy's
      Composer: Paddy Fahy
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: FLY BY NIGHT, MCO 001CD
      Duration: 1:08
    • Title: Fly By Night, Chief O'Neill's (Hornpipes)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Brenda Mccann, Annette Owens, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: FLY BY NIGHT, MCO 001CD
      Duration: 2:56

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