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SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD
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SOMETHING UNDERSTOOD
Sundays 06:05-06:35
Rpt: Sunday 23:30-24:00
Each week the programme examines some of the larger questions of life by taking a spiritual theme and exploring it through music, prose and poetry.
Programme details:  Sunday 13 November 2005
'Courage & Cowardice' is presented by Sir Mark Tully and featured a conversation with Lieutenant-General Satish Nambiar PVSM AVSM VRC (Retd). 

Music 1: 'If I Only Had the Nerve', music and words by Harburg/Arlen. From the soundtrack to The Wizard of Oz ( Side 1, track 12) , performed by Bert Lahr (the cowardly lion). The album number is LPMGM 7.

Reading 1: Poem: Fruit Gathering by Rabindranath Tagore, quoted in 'On Death and Dying' by Elizabeth Kubler Ross, Tavistock, 1970

Music 2: 'Who Would True Valour See' 'Sing, a traditional song. From the album Lustily with Good Courage' ( track 1) , performed by Maddy Prior with the Carnival Band. The album number is CD-SDL 383 .

Reading 2: Extract from novel Birdsong by Sebastian Faulkes, pub. Vintage 1994

Music 3: 'Agnus Dei', music by Haydn. From the album 'Mass in Time of War' ( track 12) , performed by Choir and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera conducted by Woldike. The album number is VANGUARD CLASSICS 08 2021 71.

Reading 3: Extract from sermon 'Peter's restoration' by C. H. Spurgeon, 2nd July 1888 .

Music 4: 'Hymn to St. Peter' , music and words by Benjamin Britten . From the album 'A Ceremony of Carols' ( track 14) , performed by Choir of Christchurch Cathedral, Oxford , treble: Andrew Olleson. The album number is CD QS 6030.

Reading 4: Poem Last Lines by Emily Bronte. From 'More Poetry Please!', comp. Margaret Bradley, pub. Phoenix

Music 5: ' Coward of the County' , music and words by Bowling/Wheeler. From the album 'Country Number Ones' ( track 13) , performed by Kenny Rogers . The album number is Music for Pleasure CDMFP6108. Copyright Global Music Ltd/BMG Music Publ Ltd. 1979 Capitol Records Inc.

Reading 5: Extract from 'The Fearful Void' by Geoffrey Moorhouse, pub. Paladin.

Music 1: 'Defense Preparations', music by John Williams. From 'Saving Private Ryan - Original Soundtrack' ( track 6) , performed by Members of Boston Symphony Orch estra. The album number is Dreamworks DRD 50046.
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