The Rolling Wave

    Sunday, 10 -11 pm

    The Rolling Wave Sunday 4 May 2014

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    The Rolling Wave

    This Bank Holiday weekend Rolling Wave marks the beginning of May -Bealtaine -with suitable music and song to welcome the coming of a brighter season

    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: Hal An Tow
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Press Gang
      Performer(s): The Press Gang
      Album: HAWK, HALP 135
      Duration: 2:47
    • Title: Marions Les Roses
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Malicorne
      Performer(s): Malicorne
      Album: HEXAGONE, 883004
      Duration: 3:31
    • Title: Thugamar Fhéin An Samhradh Linn
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Press Gang
      Performer(s): The Press Gang
      Album: HAWK, HALP 135
      Duration: 1:44
    • Title: Reels From The Murphy Family (No Names)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Life In The Slow Lane Cd Musicicians
      Performer(s): Life In The Slow Lane Cd Musicicians
      Album: CLARECARE, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 2:29
    • Title: The Trip To Cullenstown
      Composer: Phil Murphy
      Performer(s): Life In The Slow Lane Cd Musicians
      Performer(s): Life In The Slow Lane Cd Musicians
      Album: CLARECARE, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 1:11
    • Title: Swinging On The Gate, St. Ruth's Bush, Little Molly Brannigan
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Life In The Slow Lane Cd Musicicians
      Performer(s): Life In The Slow Lane Cd Musicicians
      Album: CLARECARE, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 3:35
    • Title: The Maid Of Sweet Belview
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Tom Queally
      Performer(s): Tom Queally
      Album: PRIVATE RECORDING, NO NUMBER ON DISC
      Duration: 3:16
    • Title: By The River Of Gems, The Rocky Road To Dublin
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Séamus Ennis
      Performer(s): Séamus Ennis
      Album: TARA, CD 1002/9
      Duration: 3:22
    • Title: The Rocky Road To Dublin
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Dubliners
      Performer(s): Dubliners
      Album: PULSE/CASTLE, PLS 161
      Duration: 2:25
    • Title: Alex Dan Macisaac's Strathspey, The Corrie Man, Little Donald In The Pigpen
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas
      Album: CULBURNIE/GREENTRAX, CUL 124
      Duration: 3:14
    • Title: The Quinie Fae Rhynie
      Composer: Stevie Saint
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas
      Album: CULBURNIE/GREENTRAX, CUL 124
      Duration: 1:03
    • Title: Keys To The Cellar
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas
      Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas
      Album: CULBURNIE/GREENTRAX, CUL 124
      Duration: 4:46

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