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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 April 2008
Today's programme was written and presented by Mark Tully and our readers for this programme are Gareth Armstrong, Hannah Gordon and Simon Tcherniak

The Past

READING 1: D. H. Lawrence, 'Nostalgia', from Collected Poems, published by Martin Secker, 1933.

READING 2: P G Wodehouse 'Carry on Jeeves', published by Penguin.

READING 3: John Clare, from 'A Pelican in the Wilderness' by Isobel Colegate.

READING 4: Leon-Joseph Suenens, 'The Future of the Christian Church' with Arthur Michael Ramsay, SCM Press, 1971.

READING 5: Michael Mayne from 'Learning to Dance' published by Fount.

READING 6: Giuseppe Tomas de Lampedusa, ' The Leopard', published by Vintage.

READING 7: Henry Vaughan 'The Retreat' from From Darkness to Light ed. Victor Gollancz, published by Gollancz.


MUSIC 1: 'Way Down Upon the Swannee River' by Paul Robeson, from A Lonesome Road ASVCDAJA5027, tr. 19.

MUSIC 2: Haydn Symphony 101, 'The Clock', Andante, The London Classical Players, dir Roger Norrington, EMI CDC 5 551112, tr,2.

MUSIC 3: Mozart, 'The Marriage of Figaro: Porgi Amor Quache RIistoro', sung by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, cond James Levine, Deutsche gramophone CD1, tr. 21.

MUSIC 4: 'The Go Between: Variations 1-2-3-4-5-6-7', from The Essential Michel Legrand, Silva Screen Silcd1185, tr 13.

MUSIC 5: 'Myn Liking' - Carol Lullaby, from Noel: Christmas at Kings, Kings College Choir, cond Sir David Willcocks, DECCA 4448482, cd. 2, tr. 15.

MUSIC 6: Ella Fitzgerald, 'Yesterdays', from The Jerome Kern Songbook, Verve 825 669-2, tr. 10.
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