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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 6 August 2006
Sleepless Nights was presented by Mark Tully

Music 1:
Sleepless Nights by Emmylou Harris, from the CD White Roots. Track 7 on the label RCA 74321382952.

Reading 1:
Poem: Remembrance by Alexander Pushkin, from The Works of Alexander Pushkin published by Nonesuch Press. Read by Simon Tcherniak

Music 2:
The Ghosts' High Noon composed by Arthur Sullivan, performed by the Chorus and Orchestra of the D'Oyly Carte Opera, conducted by John Pryce. From the album Ruddigore. CD2, track 5 on the label That's Entertainment CD Ter 21128.

Reading 2:
Prayer by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, from The Oxford Book of Prayer ed. George Appleton, Oxford University Press. Read by Gareth Armstrong

Reading 3:
Poem: To Sleep, by William Wordsworth. From Night Thoughts ed. Simon Winder, published by Penguin. Read by Simon Tcherniak

Music 3:
The Night composed by Peter Warlock, from the CD Peter Warlock: Songs. Performed by Ruth Golden, soprano, Levering Rothfuss, piano. Track 7. Label is KOCH 371182.

Reading 4:
Poem, extract by Mary of Oignes, from Medieval Writings on Female Spirituality, published by Penguin. Read by Adjoa Andoh

Music 4:
And Dream of Sheep by Kate Bush from the CD Hounds of Love. Track 6 on the label EMI CDP7461642.

Reading 5:
Extract from The Conquest of Happiness by Bertrand Russell, published by Liveright Publishing Corporation, New York. Read by Gareth Armstrong

Music 5:
Today is Salvation Come by Rachmaninov from Rachmaninov - Vespers. Performed by Corydon Singers, conducted by Matthew Best. Track 13 on the label HYPERION CDA 66460.

Music 6:
Dawn Dancing by Karl Jenkins from the CD Adiemus: Dances of Time. Track 4 on the label CDVE VIRGIN 940.

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