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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 16 December 2007
Fear and Compassion

Today’s programme was presented by Mark Tully.

In this week’s Something Understood, Madeleine interviewed Helen Bamber. For more information on the Helen Bamber Foundation, go to www.helenbamber.org

Readings:

Reading 1: ‘Spite Shots Labels’ by James Berry. Taken form the collection ‘When I Dance.

Reading 2: ‘Believe Me’ by Irina Ratushinskaya. Taken from ‘Pencil Letter’ published by Bloodaxe

Reading 3: ‘Forgiving the Enemy’ by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Taken from ‘In My Own Words’ published by Hodder and Stoughton.

Reading 4: An extract from ‘Pray, Love, Remember’ by Michael Mayne. Published by Darton Longman and Todd.

Reading 5: ‘Love Unknown’ Page 62 by Hadewijch of Brabant. Edited by Monica Furley. Published by Hodder and Stoughton.

Music:

Music 1:
’Historia der Geburt Jesu Christi – VI- Und sie kamen eillend und fanden’ composed by Heinrich Schutz. From the album ‘Christmas story etc’ DECCA 4306322.

Music 2: ‘Sakamoto – Forbidden Colours’ by David Sylvian and Ryuichi. VIRGIN CDT18

Music 3: ;Satygraha – Act 2 – Scene 3- Tagore- Protest’ From the opera performed by the New York City Opera, orchestra and chorus. BCS M3K39672

Music 4: ‘Angela’ by John Lennon. From the album ‘Sometime in New York’ EMI CDS7467828

Music 5: ‘Streets of Philadelphia’ by Bruce Springsteen. SONY BMG

Music 6: ‘Cantata Misericordium’ composed by Benjamin Britten. LONDON 4251002

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