The Rolling Wave

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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 17 August 2014

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    Celebrated Sliabh Luachra fiddle player Denis Murphy died 40 years ago on April 7th 1974.

    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

    A new competition to speed us through the winter on The Rolling Wave: We have 2 copies of the new CD by Tony Mac Mahon and Steve Cooney – “Live in Spiddal – Scaoil Amach an Pocaide” given to us by Raelach Records.

    The question: From what county in Ireland does Tony Mac Mahon come?

    Answers in any one of three ways - email, post or Twitter to:

    Therollingwave@rte.ie  or The Rolling Wave, RTÉ Radio One, Dublin 4 or @TheRollingWave 

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Humours Of Lisheen, The Lark's March (Jigs)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:07
    • Title: Jig (No Title)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Bill Murphy
      Performer(s): Bill Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:20
    • Title: Seanbhean Na Gcartaí (Reel Selection)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 3:20
    • Title: Breeches Mary, The Tenpenny Bit (Jigs)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy, Julia Clifford
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:57
    • Title: The Green Cottage Polkas
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Pádraigh O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Pádraigh O'Keeffe, Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:41
    • Title: Fitzgerald's, O' Callaghan's Low (Hornpipe)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:29
    • Title: The Turkey In The Straw (Reel)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:13
    • Title: Tarrant's, The Blue Ribbon (Polkas)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 6:26

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