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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 June 2007

The Things We’ve Handed Down

Today’s programme was presented by Fergal Keane. The readers were Eamonn Keane, Paul Shelley, Liza Sadovy, Frank Stirling and Seamus Heaney.


Readings:

Reading 1:
SPRAYING THE POTATOES (read by Eamonn Keane on CD)
By Patrick Kavanagh

Reading 2:
PHOTOGRAPH OF MY FATHER IN HIS 22ND YEAR
by Raymond Carver
From ‘All of Us: The Collected Poems
ISBN:9780375703805
Published Vintage Books USA
DUR 00.48

Reading 3:
MY FATHER’S KEEPER – THE CHILDREN OF THE NAZI LEADERS
By Stephen Lebert, published Little Brown 2001
DUR: 02.11

Reading 4:
SLEEP SUITE
by Sharon Olds
Sleep Suite, Volume 169, December 1996, Page 150
DUR: 01.26

Reading 5:
FATHERHOOD Paper given
by Wayne Matthews of the University of North Carolina
DUR: 01.21

Reading 6:
MY EAR AT HIS HEART
by Hanif Kureishi, published Faber in 2005
DUR: 02.03

Reading 7:
FOLLOWER
by Seamus Heaney and read by Seamus Heaney.
{Selected Poems 1965-1975, published by Faber.

Music:

Music 1: ‘Se Fa Mo Bhuartha’ (trad) performed by Josie McDermott. Taken from the CD ‘The Touch of the Master’s hand’ -Ciaram Mac Mathuna. Track 5. RTE. Dur: 1’ 23’’

Music 2: ‘Independence Day’ by Bruce Springsteen. Taken from the CD ‘The River’ Published by Bruce Springsteen. Dur: 1’ 43

Music 3: German Requiem, ‘Blessed are they that Mourn’ by Brahms. Taken from the CD ‘Exultate Festival Chorus and Chamber Orchestra, Masterworks of Worship Collection. Classic Fox Records. Dur: 2’ 44’’

Music 4: ‘’Teach Your Children’ Crosby, Shill, taken from the CD ‘Crosby, Stills and Nash – Carry On’ CD1 Track 4 Atlantic 7567804872. Dur: 1’ 29’’

Music 5: ‘Papa’ by Salif Keita, composed and performed by Salif keita. From the CD ‘Salif Keita: Papa’ Track 8. Published by Delabel Editions. Metro Blue 4990702 Dur: 1’ 48’’

Music 6: Scherzo: Allegro Vivace Concerto for Oboe and String Orchestra. Composed by Michael Berkeley. From the Cd ‘Works by Lennox Berkeley and Michael Berkeley. CHANDOS CHAN10022 (2). Dur: 2’ 50;;

Music 7: ‘The Thing’s We’ve Handed Down’ by Marc Cohn. Taken from the CD ‘The Rainy Season’ published by Atlantic Records. Dur: 3’ 24’’

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