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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 6 January 2008
True North

Today’s programme was presented by Mark Tully.

The readers were Emily Raymond and Andrew Sachs.

Readings

Reading 1: ‘Marie Bateson’ by Edgar Lee Masters. Taken from the Spoon River Anthology.

Reading 2:‘Letters and Papers from Prison’ by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Published by SCM

Reading 3: ‘Landmarks; Exploration of Ignation Spirituality’ by Margaret Silf. Published by Darton Longman and Todd.

Reading 4: ‘Abdication of Belief’ by Emily Dickinson. Taken from Lion Christian Poetry Collection.

Reading 5: ‘Catching the Light’ by Kenneth Steven. From ‘Salt and Light’ Saint Andrew Press.

Music

Music 1: ‘Lonely Road’ by Paul Robeson. From ‘Paul Robeson’. MUSIC FOR PLEASURE CDMFP6352

Music 2: ‘True North’ by Twila Paris. From the album True North SPARROW

Music 3: Leos Janacek: Violin Concerto,(Pilgrimage of the Soul). From the album ‘Orchestral Works’ VIRGIN CLASSICS. VC7590762

Music 4: ‘If’ by Joni Mitchell. From the album ‘Shine’ HEAR MUSIC.

Music 5: Youssou N’dour: Red Clay. From the album, ‘Joko – from village to town’

Music 6: ‘Peaceful Light’ from ‘Vespers’ composed by Rachmaninov. Performed by the St Petersburg Chamber Choir. PHILIPS 4423442.

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