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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 16 March 2014

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    The Rolling Wave

    Tonight's Rolling Wave is a tribute to Finbarr Dwyer (1946 - 2014) - a skilled and highly original accordion-player from West Cork who passed away recently.

    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 Rollicking
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:39
    • Title: Reel Selection (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:39
    • Title: Jig Selection (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Hornpipe (No Name)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:50
    • Title: The Derry Hornpipe
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:55
    • Title: Waltz (No Name)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:25
    • Title: Reel Selection (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:39
    • Title: The Holly Bush (Reel)
      Composer: Finbarr Dwyer
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:50
    • Title: The Pigeon On The Gate
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Performer(s): Finbarr Dwyer, Brian Mcgrath
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 3:54

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