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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 29 June 2008
The Second Coming

This programme is presented by Judith French.

The readers are Sadovy, Paul Shelley and Frank Stirling.


Readings

Reading 1
: "The Tiger Who Came To Tea" by Judith Kerr
Picture Lions; New Ed edition (14 Mar 1992)

Reading 2: "Le Morte D’Arthur"by Sir Thomas Malory,
Hodder & Stoughton, Lines 2087 – 2112.

Reading 3: "Eden Rock" by Charles Causley from "Do Not Go Gentle"
Bloodaxe

Reading 4: "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett
Faber and Faber, p92/93/94

Reading 5: "PERFORMING FLEA, a self portrait in letters" by P G WODEHOUSE
Penguin Books. 1961



Music

Music 1:
"I.G.Y." by Donald Fagen.
From the album "Nightfly". WARNER 9236962.

Music 2: "Superman (Main Title)" composed and conducted by John Williams.
From the Original Soundtrack to Superman. WARNER 32572

Music 3: "Drake’s Drum" by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford.
From the album "Songs Vol. 2". HYPERION CDA7124.

Music 4: "Solitary Traveller" from "Lyric Pieces, Op. 43". by Grieg.
From the album "The Best of Grieg: Symphonic Dances". PHILIPS 4383802

Music 5: "The Second Coming" by John Tavener.
From the album "Polyphony: Second Coming". HYPERION CDA67475

Music 6: "Fouillis d’arcs-en-ciel pour l’Ange qui annonce la fin du temps" by Olivier Messiaen.
From the collection "Quartet for the end of Time". ARTE NOVA 74321770762



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