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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 22 June 2008
All the Rage

This programme is presented by Mark Tully.

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


Readings

Reading 1
: ‘All the Rage’ By Tim Rayment written and published in the Times Newspaper on the 16th July 2006.

Reading 2: ‘Rage in the Dark. The wind’ by Fernando Pessoa. From the ‘Selected Poems’ published by Penguin.

Reading 3: ‘Fury’s Field’ by Cecil Bodker. Translated by Nadia Christensen. Arena Books.

Reading 4: ‘Unforgiving Plaster’ by Jackie Kay from ‘Life Mask’. Published by Bloodaxe.

Reading 5: ‘Question’ by Rabindranath Tagore from Selected Poems translated by William Radice published by Penguin.


Music

Music 1:
‘Allegro Collerico’ from ‘The Four Temperaments’ from Symphony Number 2, Op 16. by Nielsen. From the album ‘Symphonies 1 &2. BIS CD614

Music 2: ‘City Life: It’s Been A Honeymoon/Can’t Tale no More’ by Steve Reich. NONESUCH.

Music 3: ‘The World is Full of Angry Young Men’ by XTC. From “‘Rag ‘N’ Bone Buffet”. VIRGIN CDOVD311
Music 4: ‘Andante Con Moto, Ma Tranquilo’ from Chichester Psalms II composed by Bernstein. HYPERION CDA 66219

Music 5: ‘Do What You Have To Do’ by Sarah McLachlan. From the album ‘Mirrorball’ ARISTA 07822190492.

Music 6: ‘In Furore Iustissimae Irae’ Motet from the album ‘Vivaldi Sacred Music –2’ HYPERION CDA6679


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