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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 20 January 2008
The Good, the Bad and the Dirty

Today’s programme was presented by Mark Tully. He interviews the cultural historian Dr Shobita Punja.

The readers were Emily Raymond, Andrew Sachs and Frank Stirling.

Readings

Reading 1
: ‘The Dark Ages’ – Helen Rumbelow. Taken from ‘The Times’ Magazine on 1st September 2007.

Reading 2:‘ The Naked Civil Servant’ – Quentin Crisp, published by Flamingo, Fontana Paperbacks

Reading 3: ‘I Am David’ – Anne Holm, published by Mammoth 1989

Reading 4: Washerwoman’ – Carl Sandburg. From Cornhuskers p1918

Reading 5: ‘‘The Wind in the Willows’ – Kenneth Grahame

Music

Music 1:
‘Sweep as I Go’ Track 1 from ‘The Golden Harvest’.2001 Pure Classics CMBH HAMBURG

Music 2: ‘A Grand, grand Overture’ by Malcolm Arnold. From the album ‘Overtures’ CHANDOS CHAN10293.

Music 3: ‘O Vis Aeternitis’ by Hildegard von Bingen from the album ‘Canticles of Ecstasy’. DEUTSHCE HARMONIA MUNDI 05472773202

Music 4: ‘Pollution’ by Tom Lehrer. From the album ‘That was The Year That Was’ REPRISE 61792

Music 5: ‘The Hippopotamus Song’ by Flanders and Swann. From the album ‘ All Aboard’ EMI CDEMS1479.

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