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 22 April 2007
Lost and Found
Presented by Mark Tully
The readers were Adjoah Andoh, David Holt and Frank Stirling
Reading 1: ‘To Helene’ by George Darley. Taken from the Oxford Book of English Verse.
Music 1: ‘Falling in Love Again’ by Marlene Dietrich. Taken from the CD ‘Marlene’ ASV CDAJA5039.
Reading 2: An extract from ‘It’s the principle that matters from “the house that Nino Built”’ by Giovanni Guareschi. Published by Victor Gollanz.
Music 2: ‘Marble Halls’ by Enya. Taken from the album ‘Shepherd Moons’ WEA 9031755722
Reading 3: ‘The Pin’ by Ann Taylor. Taken from the Oxford Book of Children’s Verse.
Music 3: ‘La Gazza Ladra – Alberto Zedda Sinfonia’ by Rossini. Taken from the album ‘La Gazza Ladra’ WARNER FONIT 3984291822
Reading 4: ‘Some Loss’ by Roy Fisher. Taken from ‘The Long and the Short of It’ Published by Bloodaxe. Music 4: ‘March op. 45 – No 1 in C: Allegro ma non troppo’ by Beethoven. Taken from his complete Piano works. Published by DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4537332.
Reading 5: ‘I’ve Lost’ by Abraham Reisen. Taken from the collection ‘The Jewish Guide to here and Hereafter’. Published by Fount.
Music 5: ‘Jesus Christ the Apple Tree’ by Elizabeth Poston. Performed by the Choir of King’s College Cambridge. Taken from the CD ‘Christmas Music from King’s’ EMI CDM7641302
Reading 6: ‘Song’ by R.S. Thomas. Taken from the ‘Selected Poems’ published by Penguin.
Music 6: ‘Lohengrin’ by Wagner. Taken from the album of the same title. PHILIPS 4346022
Reading 7: ‘Lost and Found’ by George Mac Donald, taken from the Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse.
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