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The vegetarian versus the carnivore in literature and music. Actors Claire Benedict and Nicholas Farrell read words by Plutarch, Michel Faber and Ogden Nash.

The vegetarian versus the carnivore reflected in literature and music. Actors Claire Benedict and Nicholas Farrell read words by Plutarch, Michel Faber and Ogden Nash. with music by Janacek, Vaughan Williams and Tom Waits.

Producer: Paul Frankl

Readings:
Rattlesnake Meat - Ogden Nash
On Meat Eating - Plutarch
Meat - August Kleinzahler
The Waves - Virginia Woolf
To Eat of Meat Joyously - Bertolt Brecht
Under the Skin - Michel Faber
The Time Machine – HG Wells
Angel – Elizabeth Taylor
Grand Union – Zadie Smith
What did I love about killing the chickens? – Ellen Bass
The Jungle - Upton Sinclair
The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft – George Gissing
Vegan Delight - Benjamin Zephaniah

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1 hour, 14 minutes

Last on

Sun 8 Sep 2019 18:15

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    Fats Waller

    All That Meat and No Potatoes

    Performer: Fats Waller and His Rhythm.
    • CLASSICS CLASSICS1030.
    • Tr1.
  • Ogden Nash

    Rattlesnake Meat, read by Nicholas Farrell

  • Plutarch

    On Meat Eating read by Claire Benedict

  • 00:04

    Philip Glass

    Powaqaatsi: Anthem Pt.1

    Performer: Philip Glass Ensemble/ Kurt Munkacsi.
    • Elektra Nonesuch 79192-2.
    • Tr3.
  • August Kleinzahler

    Meat read by Nicholas Farrell

  • Virginia Woolf

    The Waves read by Claire Benedict

  • 00:08

    Noel Gay

    Run Rabbit Run

    Performer: Flanagan and Allen.
    • Flapper PASTCD9720.
    • Tr7.
  • Bertolt Brecht

    To Eat of Meat Joyously read by Nicholas Farrell

  • 00:12

    Kurt Weill

    Gluttony (The Seven Deadly Sins)

    • Sony MHK63222.
    • Tr5.
  • Michel Faber

    Under the Skin read by Claire Benedict

  • 00:17

    Mica Levi

    Love (Under the Skin)

    Performer: Orchestra.
    • Milan 399 543-2.
    • Tr9.
  • HG Wells

    The Time Machine read by Nicholas Farrell

  • 00:25

    David Bowie

    Memory of a Free Festival

    Performer: David Bowie.
    • EMI CDEMC 3571.
    • Tr10.
  • Elizabeth Taylor

    Angel read by Claire Benedict

  • 00:31

    Jacques Brel arr.Jean Poiret

    Une Vache a mille francs

    Performer: Jean Poiret.
    • Pathe EA 516.
    • Tr1.
  • Zadie Smith

    Grand Union

  • 00:36

    Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no.83 “The Hen”

    Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/ Sigiswald Kuijken.
    • Virgin 5616592.
    • Tr5.
  • Ellen Bass

    What did I love about killing the chickens?

  • 00:46

    Bernard Herrmann

    Prelude (Psycho)

    Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra/ Herrmann.
    • Unicorn UKCD2021.
    • Tr1.
  • Upton Sinclair

    The Jungle

  • 00:52

    Henryk Mikolaj Górecki

    S Gorecki: Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 :Symphony of Sorrowful Songs:

    Performer: Dawn Upshaw/ London Sinfonietta/ David Zinman.
    • Nonesuch 7559792822.
    • Tr2.
  • George Gissing

    The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft read by Nicholas Farrell

  • 01:04

    Louis Jordan

    Beans and Cornbread

    Performer: Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.
    • CLASSICS1134.
    • Tr3.
  • Vegan Delight

    Benjamin Zephaniah

  • 01:08

    Benjamin Zephaniah

    Love the Life

    Performer: Benjamin Zephaniah.
    • Private Tape.

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