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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 10 February 2008
Happy Talk

Today’s programme was presented by Mark Tully.

The readers were Emma Fielding, David Holt and Frank Stirling.

Readings

Reading 1
: ‘Lessons in Life: Why I’m teaching happiness’ By Anthony Seldon. Taken from The Independent Newspaper on the 19th April 2006.

Reading 2: ‘Heavy’ From ‘Thirst’ by Mary Oliver. Published by Beacon Press.

Reading 3: ‘Loving the Everyday’ From ‘The Great Lover’ By Rupert Brooke

Reading 4: ‘The Work of Happiness’ From selected May Sarton. Published by Norton

Reading 5: ‘Happiness’ by Daniel Nettle. Published by OUP

Reading 6: ‘Drift and Mastery’ Walter Lippman. University of Wisconsin Press.


Music

Music 1: Carl Nielsen – Fynsk Forar – Op 42 Springtime on Funen.SONY CLASSICAL SK53276

Music 2: ‘Jubilate Deo in E Flat’ by Benjamin Britten. From the album ‘Ceremony of Carols’

Music 3: ‘’Itzhak Perlman’ Ale Brider. From the CD ‘Klezmer In the Fiddler’s House’ EMI CDC5555552

Music 4: ‘I Wanna Be Like You’ (The Monkey Song.) Sherman. From Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’. PICKWICK DSMCD4

Music 5: ‘Smile’ by Nat King Cole. From the album ‘Capitol Sings Hollywood’.EMI CDEMS1563

Music 6: ‘Aria’ from Handel’s Apollo e Dafne’ NAXOS 8555712

Music 7: ‘Symphony No. 22 City of Light III Allegretto grazioso’ by Alan Hovhaness. From the album ‘Symphonies 22 and 50’ DELOS DE3137

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