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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 7 September 2008
Today’s programme was presented by Sir Mark Tully.

Mark speaks to Simon Small.

The readers were William Gaminara and Emily Raymond.

Readings

Reading 1:
‘In the Middle of the Road’ by Carlos Drummond De Andrade from ‘The Book of Luminous Things.’ Published by Harcourt Brace & Co.

Reading 2:‘The Bright Field’, by R.S Thomas from A Commonplace Book ed. Alec Guinness.
Published by Hamish Hamilton

Reading 3:‘Zen of Housework’ by Al Zolynas from A Book of Luminous Things published by Harcourt Trade Publishers

‘The New Physics’ by Al Zolynus

Reading 4: ‘Of Being’ by Denise Levertov from ‘New and Selected Poems’ Published by Bloodaxe

Reading 5: ‘The Moment’ by Kathleen Raine from ‘Selected Poems’. Published by Golgonooza Press.

Music

Music 1:
‘You Are Wherever Your Thoughts Are’ composed by Steve Reich. From the album ‘You Are (Variations). NONESUCH 7559798912

Music 2: ‘The Protecting Veil’ composed by John Tavener. From the album ‘PROTECTING VEIL’ VIRGIN CLASSICS VC7590522.

Music 3: ‘Silencio’ by Madredeus, From the album ‘O Espirito Da Paz’. EMI France.

Music 4: ‘ ‘Shozan Tanabe’ by Nyorai Shizune’. From the album ‘The Music of Japan The Rough Guide’. WORLD MUSIC NETWORK RGNET1031

Music 5: ‘’Stay With Me’ St Thomas Music Group. Taize, Chant for Peace and Serenity.

Music 6: ‘Locus Iste’ composed by Bruckner. Track 2 from ‘’Mass In E Minor, Motets’ HYPERION CDA67629

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