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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 December 2007
I Wish You Enough

Today’s programme was presented by Mark Tully.

The readers were Emily Raymond, David Westhead and Frank Stirling.

Readings:

Reading 1: ‘Blessing of the Three’ a Celtic Blessing. From ‘The Little Book’ compiled by Caitlin Matthews, Published by Element.

Reading 2: ‘May All Who Share These Gifts Today’ by Robert Herrick. From ‘Hear Our Prayer’ published by Lion.

Reading 3: ‘Irish Blessing’ from ‘Hear Our Prayer.

Reading 4: ‘Ode on Solitude’ by Alexander Pope. Taken from ‘Poem for the Day Two’ Published by Chatto and Windus

Reading 5: ‘Credulities past and Present’ by William Jones. Published by Chatto and Windus in 1880.

Reading 6: ‘Beatitudes for Special People’ by Lionel Blue. Taken from ‘Kindred Spirits’. Published by Harper Collins

Reading 7: An extract from ‘Gilead’ by Marilynne Robinson.

Reading 8: ‘A Blessing’ Source Unknown.

Music:

Music 1:
‘The Blessing of the Three’ (Instrumental). Track 12 from the CD ‘Sacred Weave: Celtic Songs from Lindisfarne’. The Music of Keith Duke.

Music 2: ‘Go Your Way’ by Anne Briggs. Taken from the CD ‘Classic Anne Briggs’. FELLSIDE FECD78

Music 3: Isis, ‘Swifter Flow’ by Purcell. HYPERION

Music 4: ‘The Beatitudes’ composed by Part. From the album ‘Sanctuary’ EMI Classics.

Music 5: ‘The Lord Bless You and Keep You’ by John Rutter. Performed by the Cambridge Singers. From the CD ‘The Rutter Collection’. UNIVERSAL CLASSICS.

Music 6: ‘I wish You Love’ by Nat King Cole. Taken from the CD ‘At The Sands’ CAPITOL CDP7937862

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