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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 July 2008
Aging Well


Today's programme was presented by Mark Tully. He was joined by Sister Pia Buxton.

The readers were William Gaminara, Emily Raymond and Frank Stirling.

Readings

Reading 1
: 'Earl Warren' by Alistair Cooke from 'The Americans:Fifty Talks on Our Life and Times'.
Published by Penguin.

Reading 2: 'Sibelius: A Personal Portrait' by Santeri Levas. Translated by Percy M Young.
Published by J.M. Dent


Reading 3: 'Regions of Memory' by Elizabeth Jennings. From the collection 'Timely Issues'
Published by Carcanet Press

Reading 4: 'It's Time To Tidy Up Your Life' by Brian Patten. From Collected Love Poems'
Published by Harper Perennial

Reading 5: 'Thirst' by Mary Oliver.
Published by Bloodaxe.


Music

Music 1:
'Don’t be Ashamed of Your Age' by Willie Nelson.
Single.

Music 2: 'Mladi (Youth) III Vivace', by Leos Janacek. From the album 'Works by Krommer, Janacek and Dvorak'. Performed by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
ASV CDCOE812.

Music 3: 'Retraite Yi (Retired People)' Fallou Dieng. From the album 'Medina'. Sterns.
STCD1090

Music 4: 'The Bright Fields' by Georgy Sviridov. From the album 'Songs of Troubled Times'
OLYMPIA OCD541.

Music 5: 'Because of' by Leonard Cohen. From the album 'Dear Heather'.
SONY BMG

Music 6: 'Do Not Abandon Me In My Old Age' by Maxime Beresovsky. From the album 'Russian Religious Singing Through the Ages, Vol. 2' CHANT DU MONDE
RUS288094


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