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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 9 March 2014

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    In this week's programme, we feature the new album Grace Bay by Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello. We also hear music and chat recorded in the McCarthy's home in London over thirt

    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 Copper Plate Reels
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Frankie Gavin & De Dannan
      Performer(s): Frankie Gavin & De Dannan
      Album: FRANKIE GAVIN & DE DANNAN, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 4:16
    • Title: The Boys Of Fairhill
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Jimmy Crowley And Stoker's Lodge
      Performer(s): Jimmy Crowley And Stoker's Lodge
      Album: FREE STATE RECORDS, CD CRO 001
      Duration: 3:04
    • Title: Julia Devine's Jig
      Composer: Tommy Peoples
      Performer(s): Dónal Mccague
      Performer(s): Dónal Mccague
      Album: DÓNAL MCCAGUE, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 2:00
    • Title: The Lark In The Morning
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Dónal Mccague
      Performer(s): Dónal Mccague
      Album: DÓNAL MCCAGUE, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 1:44
    • Title: The Trip To Miltown
      Composer: Tommy Mccarthy
      Performer(s): Tommy Mccarthy & Louise Costello
      Performer(s): Tommy Mccarthy & Louise Costello
      Album: TOMMY MCCARTHY & LOUISE COSTELLO, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 1:43
    • Title: The Gallowglass Jig
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Tommy Mccarthy & Louise Costello
      Performer(s): Tommy Mccarthy & Louise Costello
      Album: TOMMY MCCARTHY & LOUISE COSTELLO, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 1:43
    • Title: Slides (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Mccarthy Family
      Performer(s): The Mccarthy Family
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:51
    • Title: Reel (No Name)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Mccarthy Family
      Performer(s): The Mccarthy Family
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:50
    • Title: Reel (No Name)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Mccarthy
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Mccarthy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:19
    • Title: Fur Elise
      Composer: Beethoven
      Performer(s): Bernadette Mccarthy
      Performer(s): Bernadette Mccarthy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:00
    • Title: Reel (No Name)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Marion Mccarthy (Senior)
      Performer(s): Marion Mccarthy (Senior)
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:50
    • Title: The Trip To Durrow
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Mccarthy Family
      Performer(s): The Mccarthy Family
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:55
    • Title: Casadh An Tsúgáin
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Tommy Mccarthy
      Performer(s): Tommy Mccarthy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:10
    • Title: Slides (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Mccarthy Family
      Performer(s): The Mccarthy Family
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:51
    • Title: The Gold Ring
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): 8 Members Of The Mccarthy Family
      Performer(s): 8 Members Of The Mccarthy Family
      Album: THE MCCARTHY FAMILY, MMC CD54
      Duration: 3:43
    • Title: The Grand Turk
      Composer: Tommy Mccarthy
      Performer(s): Tommy Mccarthy & Louise Costello
      Performer(s): Tommy Mccarthy & Louise Costello
      Album: TOMMY MCCARTHY & LOUISE COSTELLO, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 2:00

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