Texts and music celebrating the many facets of joy, with readings from Jane Horrocks and Rory Kinnear. Includes Hardy and Schiller, plus Handel, Mozart and Judy Garland.
Jane Horrocks and Rory Kinnear are the readers in this sequence of music, poetry and prose celebrating the many facets of joy; with words from Thomas Hardy, Rabindranath Tagore, Friedrich Schiller among others, and music ranging from Handel to Leonard Cohen, and from Mozart to Randall Thompson to Judy Garland.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
Read by Jane Horrocks
Joy, read by Jane Horrocks
Ode to Joy (excerpt), read by Rory Kinnear
Songs of Joy, read by Rory Kinnear
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Pied Beauty, read by Jane Horrocks
Daffodils, read by Rory Kinnear
At a Solemn Music, read by Rory Kinnear