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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 30th November 2008
Perchance to Dream

Today’s programme was presented by Irma Kurtz.

The readers were Liza Sadovy, Paul Shelley and Frank Stirling

Readings and Music

MUSIC 1: TRAUMERAI comp. Robert Schumann, performed Howard
Shelley (piano)
Track 28 CD: SCHUMANN: Carnival, Kinderszenen & Toccato
CHANDOS CHAN8814(1)

READING 1: TO SLEEP by John Keats Literature Network

READING 2: LAUGHING GAS by P G Wodehouse, Penguin Ch6 p53 & 55

MUSIC 2: I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS Khan, Jones, performed Django Reinhard and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France
Tk 22 CD:DJANGO REINHARDT: DJANGO!
HAPPY DAYS CDHD234(1)

MUSIC 3: I WENT TO SLEEP comp. Edward Elgar, per Arthur Davies and the London Symphony Orchestra
Tk 12: CD1 ELGARl DREAM OF GERONTIUS etc.
CHANDOS CHAN86412(2)

READING 3: THE TERRORS OF THE NIGHT 1593 by Thomas Nashe,
New Oxford Book of English Prose

READING 4: INTRODUCTION TO ‘THE INTERPRETATION OF DREAMS
(p) Allen and Unwin edition, 1971

MUSIC 4: MY SHIP comp. Kurt Weill, Hart & Gershwin, performed Gertrude Lawrence, THE BEST OF BROADWAY Itunes

READING 5: THE INNOCENCE OF ANY FLESH SLEEPING by Brian Patten, from Collected Love Poetry , Brian Patten, (p) Harper Collins

ARCHIVE: UNDER MILK WOOD BBC archive recording 1954, (p) Aldine Paperbacks, p6 & 7

MUSIC 5: ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAMcomp. Bryant, Acuff Rose Music Ltd, performed by The Everly Brothers.
Tk2 CD: THE EVERLY BROTHERS
MUSIC CLUB MCCD209(1)

READING 6: OLD GORIOT by Honore de Balzac Trans: Marion ~Ayton Crawford, pub Penguin.

READING 7: ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND by Lewis Carroll, pub Macmillan

MUSIC 6: OVER THE RAINBOW com Harberg, Arlen, from The Wizard of Oz, performed by Judy Garland
Tk 1 CD: JUDY GARLAND, DÉJÀ VU DVGH7062 (1)

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