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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 18 May 2014

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    Tonight's Rolling Wave features songs from the new CD by the unique three man vocal harmony group The Voice Squad - whom Colm Tóibín describes as having "...deep musical intelligen

    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 Bonny Light Horseman
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Album: Concerning of Three Young Men, TARA, TARACD 4027
      Duration: 3:37
    • 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
    • Title: Two Brethern
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Press Gang
      Performer(s): The Press Gang
      Album: HAWK, HALP 135
      Duration: 2:14
    • Title: The Rich Man And The Poor Man
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Album: Concerning of Three Young Men, TARA, TARACD 4027
      Duration: 3:04
    • Title: Collon's Sweet Plantation
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Pat Usher
      Performer(s): Pat Usher
      Album: ROSSENDALE RECORDS, MUS 010
      Duration: 2:47
    • Title: The Night Visiting Song
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Performer(s): The Voice Squad
      Album: TARA, TARACD 4027
      Duration: 3:10

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