Each week the programme examines some of the larger questions of life, taking a spiritual theme and exploring it through music, prose and poetry.
Programme details: Sunday 20 August 2006
God's Darling was presented by Rosemary Hartill. The readers were Emily Raymond and Andrew Sachs.
Music 1: Shine on You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd. Track 1 on the album Wish You Were Here. By Gilmour, Waters. Wright. CD is published by Pink Floyd Music Publishing Ltd and the label is EMI. CDEMD1062 (1)
Reading 1: Proverbs, Chapter 8, verses 22-26 and 27-31. The Bible.
Reading 2: An extract from Revelations: Personal Responses to the Books of the Bible by Piers Paul Read. P 191 - 193. Published by Canongate.
A chant called Hidden Things by J Philip Newell from Sounds of the Eternal: Meditative Chants and Prayers.
An extract from The Playground of God from the book May I Have This Dance? by Joyce Rupp. Published by Ave Maria Press. P 93 - 94
Music 3: Oxygene by Jean Michel Jarre. Published by Francis Dreyfus Music. POLYDOR 8000152.
An extract from Playing in the Presence: genetics, ethics and spirituality (the Swarthmore Lecture 2002) by Jackie Leach Scully. Published by Quaker Books.
Music 4: Sibelius Symphony no. 5 in E Flat, Op. 82. Performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lorin Maazel. BELART 4613232.
Music 5: Two Part Invention No. 5 in F major performed by Jacques Loussier. The very best of Bach. Published by Intersong. Label: BMG.
Reading 5: Woman's Becoming and God by Elizabeth Jennings. From the Collected Poems of her work. Published by Carcanet.
Music 6: O Weisheit from the Seven Magnificat Antiphons by Arvo Part. The CD is De Profundis. HARMONIA MUNDI HMU907182. Performed by the Theatre of Voices.