The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 13 April 2014

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    The Rolling Wave visits Ballydesmond, Co Cork to hear all about a new traditional music initiative in Munster - the 2014 Sliabh Luachra Music Trail launched recently by Minister Ji

    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: Selection Of Polkas (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Raymond O' Sullivan, Eoin O' Sullivan, John Walsh
      Performer(s): Raymond O' Sullivan, Eoin O' Sullivan, John Walsh
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:29
    • Title: Cronin's Hornpipe Selection
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Paddy Cronin
      Performer(s): Paddy Cronin
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:15
    • Title: Tom Billy's Jigs
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford
      Album: SHANACHIE, 34002
      Duration: 2:29
    • Title: O'Sullivan's, O'Callaghan's (Polkas)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Pádraig O'Keeffe
      Performer(s): Pádraig O'Keeffe
      Album: RTÉ, CD 174
      Duration: 3:37
    • Title: Selection Of Jigs (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Raymond O' Sullivan, Eoin O' Sullivan, John Walsh
      Performer(s): Raymond O' Sullivan, Eoin O' Sullivan, John Walsh
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:25
    • Title: Wondrous Love
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Album: TARA, TARA 4027
      Duration: 3:27
    • Title: The Rambling Irishman
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Album: Concerning of Three Young Men, TARA, TARA 4027
      Duration: 3:08

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