The Rolling Wave

    Sunday, 10 -11 pm

    THE ROLLING WAVE CHRISTMAS BOOKLIST 

    Down the Crooked Road – Mary Black (Transworld Ireland)

    Johnny O’Leary of Sliabh Luachra – ed. Terry Moylan (Lilliput Press) 

    Folklore and Modern Irish Writing – ed. Anne Markey and Anne O’Connor (Irish Academic Press)

    Aneas – Saíocht ó thraidisiún Gaelach na Mumhan – Brenda Ní Shúilleabháín and Lanka Haouche Perren (Futa Fata)

    Wayfaring Strangers – the musical voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia – Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr (The University of North Carolina Press)

    Street Ballads in Nineteenth Century Britain, Ireland and North America – ed. David Atkinson and Steve Roud (Ashgate)

    Vinyl – a History of the Analogue Record – Richard Osborne (Ashgate)

    Music and Identity in Ireland and Beyond – ed. Mark Fitzgerald and John O’Flynn (Ashgate)

    Traditional Music and Irish Society: Historical Perspectives – Martin Dowling (Ashgate)

    Collected Essays and Lectures 1990 – 2007 – Tom Munnelly (The Old Kilfarboy Society)

    16 Lives: Éamonn Ceannt – Mary Gallagher – O’Brien Press

    The Loneliest Boy in the World – Gearóíd Cheaist Ó Catháin with Patricia Ahern –The Collins Press 

    Check here to download booklist

    The Rolling Wave Sunday 24 August 2014

    Listen

    The Rolling Wave

    The second of two programmes "Memories of Denis Murphy" on the musical life of a famous musician from Lisheen, Gneeveguilla

    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 tweet to:

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

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Art O'Keeffe's, Dawley's Delight, Quarry Cross (Slides)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: The Mug Of Brown Ale, The Rose In The Heather (Jigs)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Johnny O'Leary, Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Johnny O'Leary, Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:30
    • Title: The Pretty Girls Of The Village, The Piper's Despair (Reels)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Down Our Street
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:08
    • Title: Apples In Winter
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 0:55
    • Title: Caoineadh Uí Dhomhnaill (Air)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 2:10
    • Title: Caoineadh Uí Néill (Air)
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Performer(s): Denis Murphy
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: Lament For Denis Murphy
      Composer: Trad. Arr.
      Performer(s): Christy Cronin
      Performer(s): Christy Cronin
      Album: RTÉ RECORDING
      Duration: 1:30

    The Rolling Wave

    Latest Show

    Programme Archive

    The Rolling Wave on Twitter

    Schedule Open Schedule