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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, taking a spiritual theme and exploring it through music, prose and poetry.
Programme details: Sunday 17 September 2006
Growing Old Wisely. Dr Tina Beattie considers the challenges and opportunities of ageing.

Music 1:
Bryan Ferry, September Song, from CD As Time Goes By, Virgin DGV1R89. Track 15.


Music 2:
Desmond Dekker, Honour your Father and Mother from CD The Best of Desmond Dekker, RHINO/WEA B0000032DB, Track 1.

Reading 1:
Plato, The Republic, trans. Desmond Lee, Penguin Books, 2nd edition (revised), 1987


Reading 2:
Carol Ann Duffy, Mrs. Rip Van Winkle from The World's Wife, Picador, 1999


Music 3:
Magnificat, William Byrd, from The Great Service CD. Gimell 4549112, Tallis Scholars, dir. Peter Philips, track 5

Reading 3:
Rohinton Mistry, Family Matters, London: Faber and Faber, 2002, p. 113


Reading 4:
George Eliot, Middlemarch, Penguin Classics, 2003


Music 5:
Hubert Parry, Lord Let Me Know Mine End, from CD Parry: 'Songs of Farewell', CONIFER CDCF155, Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, dir. Richard Marlow, track 6.


Reading 5:
R.S. Thomas, A Marriage from R.S. Thomas, Everyman, 1996


Music 6:
Katherine Jenkins, Do not Stand at my Grave and Weep, from CD LIVING A DREAM, track 13


Reading 6:
Charles Causley, Eden Rock from A Field of Vision, Papermac, 1988


Music 7:
Nunc Dimittis: Geoffrey Burgon, sung by Anthony Way, from CD The Best of Anthony Way, Decca 5605722, track 13.

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