The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Sunday, 9 -10 pm

The Rolling Wave Sunday 7 April 2019

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

On St. Patrick's Day Niall Vallely's Concerto for Concertina and Orchestra was premiered  in the National Concert Hall with Niall on concertina and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Brophy.  On this Sunday's Rolling Wave Niall talks about that piece, of pushing the boundaries of the Concertina and about growing up in a house full of music in Armagh. 

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.

In addition to the Sunday night show The Rolling Wave now has a podcast strand. Each week after the show a featured podcast from our archive will be published. You can have a listen to the podcasts here

Music Played on the Show

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Dermot Byrne, Steve Cooney, James Cullinane

0:44

Concerto For Concertina And Orchestra

Concerto For Concertina And Orchestra

Niall Vallely/Rte National Symphony Orchestra

7:09

Concerto For Concertina And Orchestra

Concerto For Concertina And Orchestra

Niall Vallely/Rte National Symphony Orchestra

2:05

Umalume

Umalume

L Mahlobo

1:15

The Roaring Water Reels

The Roaring Water Reels

Niall Vallely

1:07

The Oblique Jig

The Oblique Jig

Buílle

5:25

Sixteen Come Next Sunday

Sixteen Come Next Sunday

Karan Casey

4:00

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