The Rolling Wave

    Sunday, 10 -11 pm

    The Rolling Wave Sunday 9 February 2014

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    The Rolling Wave

    Music and song from the new CD from the Friel Sisters, three songs from Eric Bogle, Andy Irvine and Labhrás Drápeir, a memory of composer Brendan Tonra, a preview of the forthcoming concertina weekend in Miltown Malbay and the results of our Rolling Wave quiz.

    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 Twitter 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: The Rosses Highland, The Jolly Tinker, Sailing Into Walpole's Marsh, The Flowers Of Redhill
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Album: FRIEL SISTERS, FRL 001
      Duration: 4:29
    • Title: Eighteen Years Old
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Album: FRIEL SISTERS, FRL 001
      Duration: 4:09
    • Title: Helvic Head, I Buried My Wife And Danced On Top Of Her, Fraher's (Jigs)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Performer(s): The Friel Sisters
      Album: FRIEL SISTERS, FRL 001
      Duration: 3:20
    • Title: No Use For Him
      Composer: Eric Bogle
      Performer(s): Eric Bogle
      Performer(s): Eric Bogle
      Album: A Few Old Songs for Very New Times, GREENTRAX, CDTRAX
      Duration: 4:45
    • Title: Billy Far Out
      Composer: Andy Irvine
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine, Rens Van Der Zalm
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine, Rens Van Der Zalm
      Album: ANDY IRVINE, AK 4
      Duration: 3:33
    • Title: Brendan Tonra's Jig
      Composer: Brendan Tonra
      Performer(s): Mike Rafferty, Willie Kelly, Dónal Clancy
      Performer(s): Mike Rafferty, Willie Kelly, Dónal Clancy
      Album: LARRAGA, MMR 112000
      Duration: 1:46
    • Title: Bean Dubh A' Ghleanna
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Labhrás Drápéir
      Performer(s): Labhrás Drápéir
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:25
    • Title: The Pure Drop Selection
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Noel Hill
      Performer(s): Noel Hill
      Album: GAEL-LINN, CEF CD 114
      Duration: 3:25
    • Title: Over The Moors To Maggie
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Mary Haren
      Performer(s): Mary Haren
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING (BBC ARCHIVE)
      Duration: 1:35
    • Title: The Cloghanbeg Jig
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Mary Haren
      Performer(s): Mary Haren
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING (BBC ARCHIVE)
      Duration: 1:55
    • Title: An Súisín Bán, The Galtee Hunt
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Cormac Ó Beaglaíoch, Jack Talty
      Performer(s): Cormac Ó Beaglaíoch, Jack Talty
      Album: RAELACH RECORDS, CD 002
      Duration: 3:16

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