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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 8 June 2008
Why I Wake Early

This programme is presented by Mike Wooldridge

The readers are Janice Acquah, David Holt and Frank Stirling.

Readings

Reading 1
: ‘Why I Wake Early’ by Mary Oliver from a collection of poems with the same title, pub Beacon Press, Boston.

Reading 2: A passage from ‘Under Milk Wood’, from the BBC dramatisation from 1963, performed by Richard Burton. Under Milk Wood was written by Dylan Thomas.

Reading 3: ‘I thank You God for most this amazing day’ by E.E. Cummings, Element Book of Mystical Verse, WW Norton & Co Ltd Complete Poems.

Reading 4: A passage from p1-2 of the Introduction of John O'Donohue's ‘Divine Beauty: the Invisible Embrace’, pub Bantam Books.

Reading 5: ‘The Waking’ by Theodore Roetkhe from The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke, pub Faber.

Reading 6: A passage (Light from Darkness p79) from Meditations on the Sand by Alessandro Pronzato, pub St Paul's Press.

Reading 7: The Breath of New Hope by Sri Chinmoy from Wings of Joy by Sri Chinmoy pub in 2002.

Music

Music 1:
‘Baghdad (Kathora al Hadeeth) Transglobal Underground Main Mix’. By Kadim Al Sahir. From the CD ‘Rock the Kasbah’. EMI 8647912.

Music 2: ‘Chanticleer – Matins for the Virgin of Guadalupe, 1764, Hymn: Quem Terra Potus Sidera.’ From the CD ‘Ignacio de Jerusalem: Matins for Virgin of Guadalupe’. TELDEC 398421892.

Music 3: ‘Four Sea Interludes’ Op. 33 A (Peter Grimes)II Sunday Morning by Benjamin Britten. Performed by the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. EMI CDEMX2231.

Music 4: ‘Dawning of the Day’ by Aime Minogue. From the CD ‘Celtic Meditation Music’. (SOUNDS TRUE)

Music 5: ‘Shri Mahalakshmi Gayatri’ – by Panddit Hariprasad.

Music 6: ‘Vespers Op. 37 Troparia of the Day of Salvation’ by Rachmaninov. From the CD ‘Vespers’ MELODIYA 74321251882.



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