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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 13 January 2008
The Library of Secrets

Presented by Dmae Roberts

With readers: Jonathan Keeble and Emma Fielding

Music:

Music 1: Philip Glass: The Secret Agent (Soundtrack) - Emigration
Nonesuch

Music 2: Philip Glass: The Secret Agent (Soundtrack) – ending
Nonesuch

Music 3: Count Basie: Do You Want to Know a Secret?
From ‘Basie's Beatle Bag’
Verve

Music 4: Victoria Bergsman: Julia
Performed by Taken By Trees
From CD: Open Field
RTRAD CD 403 tr. 2

Music 5: Philip Glass: The Secret Agent (Soundtrack) - Winnie Goes to Sea
Nonesuch

Music 6: Curtis Stigers: Secret Heart
From the album ‘Secret Heart’
Concord tr. 7

Music 7: Simon Wallace/Fran Landesman: Scars
sung by Susannah McCorkle
from ‘Hearts & Minds’
Concord Jazz 4879-2

Music 8: Victoria Bergsman & Bjorn Yttling: Open Field
Performed by Taken By Trees
From CD: Open Field
RTRAD CD 403 tr. 6

Readings:

Reading 1: Frances Hodgson Burnett: The Secret Garden
Pub. Signet Classics

Reading 2: Oscar Wilde’s “The Picture of Dorian Gray”
Pub. OUP

Reading 3: A.S. Byatt: Possession – A Romance
Pub. Vintage

Reading 4: Lord Byron: I Speak Not
Pub. Oxford Paperbacks

Reading 5: Sylvia Plath: A Secret (Collected Poems)
Pub. Faber & Faber

Reading 6: Ted Hughes: Paris Review, Spring 1995.

Reading 7: Sylvia Plath: Daddy - extract (Collected Poems)
Pub. Faber & Faber

Reading 8: Lisa See: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Pub. Bloomsbury

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