The Rolling Wave

    Sunday, 10 -11 pm

    The Rolling Wave Sunday 20 April 2014

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    The Rolling Wave

    Singer and songwriter Andy Irvine joins Peter Browne in studio to talk about his latest album "Parachilna" recorded in Australia, the band Mosaik and his long-standing interest in

    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: Sergeant Small
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine, Rens Van Der Zalm
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine, Rens Van Der Zalm
      Album: ANDY IRVINE, AK 4
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: Farewell To Kellswater
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine, Rens Van Der Zalm
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine, Rens Van Der Zalm
      Album: ANDY IRVINE, AK 4
      Duration: 5:25
    • Title: The Wind Blows Over The Danube
      Composer: Andy Irvine
      Performer(s): Mozaik
      Performer(s): Mozaik
      Album: MOZAIK, MOZ CD 02
      Duration: 6:20
    • Title: Smeceno Horo
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Plantxy
      Performer(s): Plantxy
      Album: TARA, CD 3001
      Duration: 4:29

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