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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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In a joyous program celebrating the many ways we pledge our lives together, hear the music of a world-wide variety of wedding traditions. Host Ellen Kushner also shares a collage of wedding vows taken from an array of ceremonies (from traditional Hindu to contemporary Afro-Centric) and speaks with a woman who decided to have a modern, egalitarian wedding within Jewish tradition.

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Chicago: “Sound and Spirit; Weddings,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_6C5BA19996404EBC890C6255EBE72F03.
MLA: “Sound and Spirit; Weddings.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_6C5BA19996404EBC890C6255EBE72F03>.
APA: Sound and Spirit; Weddings. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_6C5BA19996404EBC890C6255EBE72F03
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