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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 22nd February 2009
Mysticism and Resistance

Today’s programme was presented by Mike Wooldridge and featured an interview with the composer Matthew Ferraro. His latest work is ‘The Tension of Opposites’.

The readers were Emily Raymond and Frank Stirling.

Readings and Music

Music 1: ‘A.M.D.G. Hymn (Tutti)’ composed by Matthew Ferraro and performed by the Crouch End Festival Chorus.
Available on the CD A.M.D.G., released by BMR.

Reading 1: ‘The Road Not Taken’ written by Robert Frost.
Available in The Road Not Taken and Other Poems, published by Dover Publications.

Music 2: ‘Song To My Son’ performed by Paquito D’Rivera.
Available on The Best of Paquito D’Rivera, released by Sony Budget.

Reading 2: ‘Migration’ written by Tony Hoagland.
Available in What Narcissism Means To Me, published by Graywolf Press.

Music 3, 4 and 5: Extracts from ‘The Tension of Opposites’ composed by Matthew Ferraro.
Taken from the composer’s own mock up demos.

Reading 3: ‘What If This Road’ written by Sheenagh Pugh.
Available in Id’s Hospit, published by Seren Books.

Music 6: ‘O Magnum Mysterium’ composed by Morten Lauridsen and performed by Polyphony with Britten Sinfonia.
Available on the CD Lux Aeterna, released by Hyperion.

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