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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 1 June 2008
The Chalice of Being

Today’s programme was presented by  Mark Tully.

The readers were Emily Raymond, David Westhead and Frank Stirling.


Readings

Reading 1
: ‘The Living Chalice’ by Susan Mitchell. From ‘The Living Chalice and Other Poems’ Maunsel and Co.

Reading 2: ‘All that Matters Is the Gift’ by Thomas Merton from ‘A Year with Thomas Merton’ SPCK Publishing

Reading 3: ‘Hours of the Night Simon the Cyrenian’ by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Reading 4: ‘On Religion’ by John Caputo by John Caputo. Published by Routledge.

Reading 5: ‘Prayers of Thanksgiving and intercession’ From ‘Celtic Benediction’ by Philip Newell. Canterbury Press Norwich


Music

Music 1: ‘O Vas Nobile’ by Hildegard Von Bingen. From the album ‘Vision'. HYPERION CDA66039

Music 2: ‘This Fragile Vessel’ by Joanne Hogg, Marie Brennan and Margaret Becker. From the album ‘From Christ Alone’ from the label ‘Worship Together’.

Music 3 ‘Ave Maria’ performed by Steven Geraghty. Libera. From the album ‘Luminosa’. WARNER CLASSICS.

Music 4: Section from St Matthew’s Passion by Bach. PHILIPS 4125272

Music 5: ‘Visions de l’Amen – Amen de L’Agonie de Jesus’ by Messiaen. From the album ‘Visions de L’Amen’. EMI CDC7540502.

Music 6: ‘Symphony Number 9 in D Minor – Op. 125,Choral 4, Presto Allegro Assai’ by Beethoven. EMI 4768782


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