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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 14 September 2008
A Sense of Home

Today’s programme was presented by Andrew Motion

The readers were Liza Sadovy and Paul Shelley

Readings

Reading 1: Home by Edward Thomas

Reading 2: Part IV The Oft Repeated Dream from The Hill Wife by Robert Frost.

Reading 3: InThe Blood. By Andrew Motion. Published by Faber and Faber.

Reading 4: Home is So Sad. By Philip Larkin from Collected Poems. Published by Faber and Faber.

Reading 5: Rooms by Charlotte Mew fromCollected Poems and Selected Prose, edited by Val Warner, published by Carcenet Press.

Reading 6: Story of a City by Moniza Alvi fromCarrying My Wife. Published by Bloodaxe.

Reading 7: Disembarking at Quebec  by Margaret Atwood, From Margaret Atwood Poems 1965 – 1975.

Reading 8: Tell Me Not Here  by AE Housman from The Collected Poems of A E Housmann. Published by Jonathan Cape.

Reading 9: StanleySpencer : A Biography by Kenneth Pople. Published by HarperCollins.

Music

Music 1:The Ash Grove, Performed by Hendon Grammer School Choir, Pro Arte orchestra. From Heart of Oak. CDCFP45561

Music 2: The English Idylls 2, Performed by George Butterworth. From The Banks of Green Willow. Naxos 7642002 1

Music 3: Childhood Among the Ferns, Composed by Finzi. From English Songs Series 12. Naxos 8557644.

Music 4: August by Aluna.

Music 5: Cantelowes by Toumani Diabate from The Mande Variations.

Music 6: Come a Long Way. By Kate and Ann McGarigle. From Dancer With Bruised Knees. HNCDb4402

Music 7: Not Yet Dark by Bob Dylan. From Time Out of Mind. Columbia 486936 2

Music 8: Deep Within Me. Performed by Holy Trinity Church Choir.

Music 9: The Ashgrove. Performed by Robin Huw Bowen. From Harp Music of Wales. CD- SDL 412

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