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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 4 June 2006
The Modern Mystic was presented by Mark Tully

The readers were David Holt and Emma Fielding.

Music 1:
Awakening from Words with the Shaman from Alchemy by David Sylvian.

Reading1:
An extract from The Wind in The Willows by Kenneth Grahame. Published by Gollancz. P 95-96.
Music 2:
Song of the Soul (in intimate communication and union with the love of God) Op. 78. composed by Edmund Rubbra. CD: Rubbra, on Chandos. Track 1.

Reading 2:
An extract from Prophecy and Mysticism - the heart of the Postmodern Church by Mary Grey. Published by T & T Clark in 1997. p9-10.

Music 3:
Night Comes In by Richard and Linda Thompson from the CD 'Pour Down Like Silver' on Carthage Records. Track 4.

Reading 3:
An extract of The Devotional Poems of Mira Bai by AJ Alston and published by Molital Banardsidas. Poem 150. p 95.

Music 4:
Jerusalem by Hubert Parry. From the CD This Septred Isle. BBC CD. Track 11.

Reading 4:
Hymn to Matter by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. From The Story of Christian Spirituality edited by Gordon Muriell (Lion).p 330

Music 5:
Ragas in the Minor Scale by Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass. From the CD Passages. Label: Private. Track 4.

Reading 5:
Letters from Baron Von Hugel to a Niece by David Scott, from his collection of Selected Poems. P 17. Published by Bloodaxe.

Music 6:
Spiegel Im Spiegel for piano and violin composed by Avro Part. From the CD Avro Part on the label black box.Track 11.

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