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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 21 January 2007

A Man of Many Parts


Presented by Mark Tully and the readers were Emily Raymond, David Westhead and Frank Stirling.  This programme included an interview with Keki N. Daruwalla.


Reading 1: An extract from ‘The Ode Less traveled’ by Stephen Fry. Hutchinson

Music 1: ‘Folk Feast (National Holiday)’ by Shostakovich. Track 3 from the CD ‘Gadfly, Five Days’ Performed by the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. NAXOS 8553299.


Reading 2: ‘Hymn and Prayer for Civil Servants’ published anonymously in the Daily Telegraph.

Music 2:’Ballet Mechanique’ by George Antheil. Track 2 from the CD ‘Fighting the Waves’. RCA 09026680662


Reading 3: ‘Don’t Expect’ by Keki N Daruwalla fom ‘Collected Poems 1970-2005’ published by Penguin India

Music 3: ‘ III Fugue’ from ‘Symphony no 4’ by Charles Ives. CHANDOS CHAN8397. Performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.


Reading 4: ‘On A Tired Housewife’ Anonymous. From the Nation’s Favourite Comic Poems

Music 4: ‘Nibiro Ghoono Andare’ from the CD ‘The Mahabharata Original Soundtrack’. REALWORLD.


Reading 5: An extract from ‘Civilisation: A personal View’ by Kenneth Clark. Published by BBC and John Murray.

Music 5:’Paths that Cross’ by Patti Smith. From the CD ‘Dream of Life’ Track 4. ARISTA 259172.


Music 6: ‘Ave Maris Stella’ by John Eliot Gardiner. From the CD ‘Once As I Remember…’ by John Eliot Gardiner. Performed by the Monteverdi Choir. Track 12.PHILIPS 4620502
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