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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:Sunday4 December 2005
Today's programme waspresented bySir Mark Tully

Music 1: "Sacred Space" written by Llewellyn. From the CD 'Sacred Circles'. Performed by Llewellyn. Released on New World Music. Catalogue number: NWMCD534 . Track 2.

Reading 1: "Prophets" by Fr Patrick Purnell SJ. From his poetry collection 'Imagine'. Published by Way Books.

Music 2: "Also sprach Zarathustra Op. 30 - Von der gro en Sehnsucht" composed by Richard Strauss. From the CD 'R. Strauss - Don Juan, Also Sprach Zarathustra, Tod und Verkl rung'. Performed by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and conducted by Bernard Haitink. Released on Philips. Catalogue number: 438300-2. Track 3.

Reading 2: "The Future" by Les Murray. From the book 'Oxford Book of Australian Religious Verse' edited by Kevin Hart. Published by OUP Australia and New Zealand . ISBN: 0195539567. Page 149.

Music 3: "Maki Madni" written by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. From the CD 'The Last Prophet'. Performed by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan, Rahat Ali, Rehmat Ali, Asad Aku, Kokab Ali, Dildar Khan, Ilyas Hussain, Khalid Mahmood and Ghulum Farid. Published by Real World Records Ltd. Released on Realworld. Catalogue number: CDRW44. Track 1.

Reading 3: Extract from "Open Letters: Selected Prose" by Vaclav Havel and edited by Paul Wilson. Published by Faber and Faber. ISBN: 0571143709. Pages 247 - 248.

Music 4: "Angels' Carol" composed by John Rutter. From the CD 'Christmas with the Cambridge Singers'. Performed by the Cambridge Singers, the City of London Sinfonia and conducted by John Rutter. Released on Collegium. Catalogue number: COLCD111. Track 3 .

Music 5: "Elias - Part II - Choeur" composed by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. From the CD 'Elias'. Performed by Jose Van Dam, Carolyn James, Nancy Maultsby, Keith Lewis, Orchestre Symphonique et Choeurs du Theatre Royal de la Monnaie and conducted by Antonio Pappano. Released on Forlane. Catalogue number: UCD1673435. CD 2, track 20.

Reading 4: Extract from "Genius" by Harold Bloom. Published by Fourth Estate. ISBN: 1841153982 . Page 3.

Music 6: "Oratio Ieremiae" (Anon.). From the CD 'Officium'. Performed by The Hilliard Ensemble and Jan Garbarek. Released on ECM. Catalogue number: 4453692. Track 14.

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