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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 24 August 2008
East/West

This programme is presented by Jonathan Charles

The readers are Paul Shelley, Liza Sadovy and Frank Stirling.

Readings

Reading 1:
'The Inner Mongolian Express To Datong: Train No.241 from 'Riding The Iron Rooster – By Train Through China' by Paul Theroux. Pub Hamish Hamilton, London 1988

Reading 2:'How Thought Accompanied The Traveller' by Moniza Alvi from 'How The Stone Found Its Voice' pub Bloodaxe

Reading 3:'What Every Soldier Should Know' by Brian Turner from 'Here, Bullet' pub Bloodaxe

Reading 4:'The Prodigal Son' by Brendan Kenelly, from 'Familiar Stanza' pub Bloodaxe

Reading 5:'Epilogue: The Pilgrims' from 'the Golden Journey To Samarkand' by James Elroy Flecker

Reading 6:'Some Rather Conflicting Observations On Travel' by Samuel Johnson from 'A Book Of Travellers Tales, ED BY Eric Newby' pub Collins 1985 ISBN: 0-00-217238-0

Reading 7:'Panjshir Valley' from 'a Short Walk In The Hindu Kush' by Eric Newby pub Picador 1974 ISBN: 0-330-26623-3

Reading 8:'The Great American Bus Ride'by Irma Kurtz, p104/105 pub Fourth Estate, London ISBN 1-85702-185-1


Music

Music 1:
Forest Gump Suite. Track 16 from the CD ‘Forest Gump Soundtrack’. Performed by Alan Silvestri. EPIC 4769412

Music 2: Dedad Gtisao (Gregorian Sacred Music)

Music 3: ‘Why Do The Wrong People Travel’ performed by Noel Coward. Track 12 from ‘Sail Away’. EMI Records. 5207262

Music 4: ‘Everybody’s Talkin’ performed by Harry Nilsson. Composed by F. Neil. Track 1 from ;Nilsson’s Greatest Hits’ RCA 8908

Music 5: ‘Al Otro Lade Del Rio’ from sound track to the ‘Motorcycle Diaries’. DEUTCHE GRAMMOPHON.

Music 6: ‘Scheherazade Op. 35’ from the cd ‘Rimsky-Korsakov Scherezade etc’. LSO Andre Previn, conductor. RCA VD60487

Music 7: ‘On The Road Again’ performed by Willie Nelson. Track 14 from the CD ‘The Forest Gump Soundtrack’ EPIC 4769412

Music 8: 'Dr Gradus Ad Parnassum’ for Children’s Corner Suite. By Claude Debussy. RCA 74321242142

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