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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 20 April 2008
ROOTS AND WINGS

Today’s programme was presented by Mark Tully.

The readers were Janice Acquah. Emily Raymond and David Westhead.

Readings

Reading 1: 'Praise Song For My Mother' by Grace Nichols, from ‘Fat Black Women’s Poems’. Virago Press.0

Reading 2: 'My Mother's Sermon' by Champa Vaid, from An Anthology of Modern Hindi Poetry. Published by Rupa and Co.

Reading 3: 'Lullaby' by Rosemary Norman, published in 'In The Gold of Flesh'. Published by The Women's Press.

Reading 4: 'Don't Count John Among the Dreams', by Helen Dunnmore, from Glad of These Times. Published by Bloodaxe.

Reading 5: 'A Father’s Wish' by Kent Nerburn from 'Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II' by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Kimberly Kirberge. Published by Vermilion, Randon House Group.

Reading 6: 'Duino Elegies' from the Third Elegy by Rainer Maria Rilke. Published by Northwestern University Press.

Reading 7: 'Nostos' by Louise Gluck From Meadowlands. Carcanet Press

MUSIC

Music 1: Bless the Road by Mary Black. From the album 'The Best of Mary Black 1991 – 2001' GRAPEVINE GRACD324.

Music 2: Itzhak Perlman – Wedding Medley. From the album In the Fiddler’s House (Klezmer Music). EMI CDC5555552.

Music 3: Die Ersehnte – Op 9 No. 1 by Fanny Mendelssohn Lieder. From the album Songs HYPERION CDA67110.

Music 4: Epilogue From Wonder Lawn by Gavin Bryars. From the album Cadman Requiem POINT 4625112.

Music 5: Libera by Libera from the album Visions EMI Classics.

Music 6: Juventus by Victor de Sabata. From the album Notte Di Platon HYPERION.
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