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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 9 February 2014

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    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

    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 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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