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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 18 June 2006
Divine Comedy was presented by Judith French

The readers were Liza Sadovy and Andrew Wincott.

Music 1:
Noah! Right by Bill Cosby. From The Best of Bill Cosby. LP Side 1, Track 1. WARNER WS1798.

Music 2:
Sarah was Ninety Years Old by Arvo Part from the CD Misere ECM 8475392 (1)

Reading 1:
From The Bible, Genesis, Chapter 18.

Reading 2:
The Rainbow by DH Lawrence, Chapter 8, p211-213. Published by Penguin.

Reading 3:
Comedians by Trevor Griffiths (London: Faber, 1976) p20.

Music 3:
Springtime For Hitler by the cast of the musical The Producers. It is from the CD Mel Brooks: The Producers available on Sony Classical SK89646 (1)

Music 4:
Barcoralle from Offenbach 's Tales of Hoffman. Track 15 on the CD Life is Beautiful Soundtrack by VIRGIN CDVIR81 (1)

Music 5:
Laughing at Life by Billie Holiday, from the CD The Voice of Jazz on AFFINITY CDAFS10198 (8) Track 8.

Music 6:
Make 'em Laugh sung by Donald O'Connor from the soundtrack to Singin' In The Rain & Easter Parade on MGM CDP7933002 (1) Track 4.

Reading 4:
The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco Eco (originally: Il name della rosa) (Terce of the Second Day, or pp131-132 pub Picador paperback edition)

Music 7:
Dies Irae by Hector Berlioz. Track 10 on the CD Jansons, Mariss: Symphonie Fantasique. On EMI 5850412 (1)

Reading 5:
Rough Talks by a Padre delivered to Officers and Men of the B.E.F. by G.A. Studdert Kennedy chapter Must War Continue pages 173-174 pub Hodder & Stoughton

Reading 6:
Risus Dei by Thomas Edward Brown.

Reading 7:
Over Seventy: an autobiography with Digressions by P.G. Wodehouse, pub Oct 1957 by Herbert Jenkins, London.

Music 8:
Ode To Joy by Beethoven. From the CD Symphony No. 9 on CBS CD42014 (1).


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