The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 26 January 2014

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    The Rolling Wave

    To mark Burns Night last night, a programme reflecting the growth and diversity available in today's Scottish folk and traditional music world.

    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: Now Westlin Winds
      Composer: Robbie Burns
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan
      Performer(s): Dick Gaughan
      Album: Handful of Earth, TOPIC, TSCD 419
      Duration: 4:33
    • Title: Skipping Through The Bogs
      Composer: John Mcsherry
      Performer(s): Rura
      Performer(s): Rura
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 364
      Duration: 1:19
    • Title: A Bottle Of Vodka, Twenty Marlboro Lights, And £50 Cashback Please
      Composer: F. Shaw, K.O'Neill, J. Somerville
      Performer(s): Rura
      Performer(s): Rura
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 364
      Duration: 1:19
    • Title: Abdoul's
      Composer: Finlay Mac Donald
      Performer(s): Rura
      Performer(s): Rura
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 364
      Duration: 1:44
    • Title: A Fhleasgaich Ghuanaich
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Mary Smith
      Performer(s): Mary Smith
      Album: MACMEANMA, SKYE CD 27
      Duration: 2:39
    • Title: Da Ness O'Sound
      Composer: D. Tulloch
      Performer(s): Fiddlers' Bid
      Performer(s): Fiddlers' Bid
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 167
      Duration: 1:13
    • Title: Pottingers Reel
      Composer: Dr. T. Anderson
      Performer(s): Fiddlers' Bid
      Performer(s): Fiddlers' Bid
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 167
      Duration: 1:07
    • Title: The Rayburn Reel
      Composer: S. Spence
      Performer(s): Fiddlers' Bid
      Performer(s): Fiddlers' Bid
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 167
      Duration: 1:25
    • Title: The Haughs O' Cromdale
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): John Mcdonald
      Performer(s): John Mcdonald
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 9053
      Duration: 1:20
    • Title: Neil Gow's Lament For The Death Of His Second Wife
      Composer: Trad. (Neil Gow) Arr.
      Performer(s): Rob Mckillop
      Performer(s): Rob Mckillop
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 227
      Duration: 2:27
    • Title: Latha Bha 'N Ridire Ag Ól
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Seudan
      Performer(s): Seudan
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 362
      Duration: 3:41
    • Title: Jimmy's Gone Tae Flanders
      Composer: Jim Malcolm
      Performer(s): Jim Malcolm
      Performer(s): Jim Malcolm
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 1418
      Duration: 4:37
    • Title: Dubh An Tomaidh
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Alison Kinnaird
      Performer(s): Alison Kinnaird
      Album: TEMPLE RECORDS, COMD 2096
      Duration: 2:27
    • Title: Colla Mo Rún
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Margaret Stewart, Allan Mcdonald
      Performer(s): Margaret Stewart, Allan Mcdonald
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 217
      Duration: 4:20
    • Title: Mary Kelly's
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Martyn Bennett
      Performer(s): Martyn Bennett
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 265
      Duration: 1:30
    • Title: Glesca Tabla
      Composer: Martyn Bennett
      Performer(s): Martyn Bennett
      Performer(s): Martyn Bennett
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 265
      Duration: 0:55
    • Title: Belle's Fancy
      Composer: Martyn Bennett
      Performer(s): Martyn Bennett
      Performer(s): Martyn Bennett
      Album: GREENTRAX, CDTRAX 265
      Duration: 1:00

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