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Sound and Spirit; Motherhood


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Sound and Spirit
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Sound And Spirit is a weekly series of hour-long radio programs exploring the human spirit through music and ideas.The program blends classical, traditional and world musics with myth and history, stories and poetry, and commentary from composers, theologians and writers, to provide insight into various aspects of the human experience. Each week the program explores connections between world cultures and examines different approaches to universal questions.

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Mothers give life and they give music - from the lullabies they sing to the compositions they inspire. Join Ellen Kushner for a worldwide musical celebration of motherhood, with insights on parenting from guest Rosalie Sorrels - including her famous "Hostile Baby-rocking Song".

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Chicago: “Sound and Spirit; Motherhood,” 04/04/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 13, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_1089D56CA7344A5698FE3B9FB160C03D.
MLA: “Sound and Spirit; Motherhood.” 04/04/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 13, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_1089D56CA7344A5698FE3B9FB160C03D>.
APA: Sound and Spirit; Motherhood. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_1089D56CA7344A5698FE3B9FB160C03D
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