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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 30 September 2007
The Sixth Extinction

Today’s programme was presented by Mark Tully.

The readers were Adjoah Andoh, Andrew Sachs and Frank Stirling.

READINGS:

Reading 1:
An extract from ‘The Doomsday Book’ by Joel Levy. Published by Vision Paperbacks. Dur: 1’ 23’’

Reading 2: ‘One of these Days’ by Hugh McDiarmid. From the collection ‘Beneath the Wide Wide Heaven’. Published by Virago. Dur: 1’ 05’’

Reading 3: An extract from ‘The Shadow of the Sun’ by Ryszard Kapuscinski. Dur: 2’ 30’’

Reading 4: ‘The Exile’ by Frances Bellerby. Taken from the anthology ‘Lion Christian Poetry Collection’ Selected poems, David Higham Associates. Dur: 36’’

Reading 5: ‘Celebration’ by Terri Meyette. Taken from the collection ‘Beneath the Wide Wide heaven,

Reading 6: ‘Apocalypse’ by D.H. Lawrence. Published by Penguin.

MUSIC:

Music 1:
’Earth Cry’ by Peter Sculthorpe. Performed by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. ABC 8770002

Music 2: ‘I dream’d’ by Roxana Panufnik, part of a set of pieces for ‘A Garland for Linda’.

Music 3: ‘Everything Must End’ by Ember. Track 8 from the CD ‘Spark’.

Music 4: ‘Gorillas in the Mist’ by Maurice Jarre. Track 6 from the original Soundtrack to ‘Gorillas in the Mist’.

Music 5: ‘Farewell to Stromness (1980) by Peter Maxwell Davies. Taken from the album ‘Piano Works (David Holzman). CENTAUR CRC2102.

Music 6: And God Created Great Whales’ by Alan Hovhaness. From the album ‘And God Created Great Whales’ performed by the Seattle Symphony. DELOS

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