I Am a Camera
Scenes of the people and landscape of Germany. Through the bawdy songs of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana to the romantic poetry of Bertolt Brecht, this week's edition of Words and Music describes a collection of images: sublime mountains, temperate forests, or the Lorelei on the eastern bank of the Rhine. And we meet some of the inhabitants: the bishop at Freiburg Station; the author struck down with sunstroke; and the pedant who keeps his 'nice piece of joinery', a gramophone, locked away during the day.
With music from Bach, Brahms and Mendelssohn and words by Brecht, Sylvia Plath and Christopher Isherwood. The readers are Lisa Dillon and Patrick Kennedy.