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 12 March 2006
Today's programme was presented by Mark Tully
The readers were Samantha Bond, David Holt and Frank Stirling.
'Here Before' written by Vashti Bunyan. From the CD Lookaftering. Performed by Vashti Bunyan. Published by Spinneysongs. Released on Fat Cat. Catalogue number: FATCD38. Track 2.
Extract from The Essential Jung edited by Anthony Storn. Published by Fontana. Page 125.
'Toward the Night' composed by Somei Satoh. From the CD Toward The Night. Performed by Kyoko Sato, Masaharu Kanda, String Ensemble Endless and conducted by Toshiyuki Uzuka. Released on New Albion. Catalogue number: NA056CD. Track 2.
'Peasant Woman' by Anna Swir. From the book Rhythm of Our Days. Published by Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 0521387744. Page 108.
'The Old Ways' written by Loreena McKennit. From the CD The Visit. Performed by Loreena McKennit. Published by SOCAN. Released on Quinlan Road. Catalogue number: QRCD104D. Track 8.
'Guru Bandana in Desh Malhar' composed by Asha Bhosle and Ali Akbar Khan. From the CD A Late Junction Compilation #1. Performed by Asha Bhosle and Ali Akbar Khan. Published by AMMP. Released on Late Junction. Catalogue number: BBCLJ30042. Track 6.
'The Good' by Brendan Kennelly. From his collection Familiar Strangers. Published by Bloodaxe Books. ISBN: 1852246634 . Pages 155 - 156.
'Doctor Who (Original Theme)' composed by Ron Grainer. From the CD Doctor Who At The BBC Radiophonic Workshop Volume 1: The Early Years. Performed by Delia Derbyshire and Dick Mills. Published by Warner Chappell. Released on BBC. Catalogue number: WMSF60232. Track 1.
Extract from 'The Over-Soul' by Ralph Waldo Emerson. From his collection Essays and English Traits Vol 5: The Harvard Classics 1909. Published by Kessinger Publishing Co. ISBN: 0766182126.
'Regrets' by Michael O'Siadhaul. From his collection Poems 1975 - 1995. Published by Bloodaxe Books. Page 23.
'O felix anima' composed by Hildegard von Bingen. From the CD Saints. Performed by Sequentia and directed by Barbara Thornton and Benjamin Bagby. Released on Deutsche Harmonia Mundi. Catalogue number: 05472773782. CD 1, track 7.