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Sound and Spirit; To End All War

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Sound and Spirit
To End All War
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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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More than 80 years after the end of World War I, the stories and images of the Great War continue to inspire and move us to a greater understanding of our century and of ourselves. Ellen Kushner examines the "War to End All Wars" through some of the rich and moving poetry and music of its artists, including English poets Wilfred Owen and Rupert Brooke, German novelist Erich Maria Remarque and composer Benjamin Britten.

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Chicago: “Sound and Spirit; To End All War,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_6FE538ACBC3A4B5D8B39C5D333B74CB9.
MLA: “Sound and Spirit; To End All War.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_6FE538ACBC3A4B5D8B39C5D333B74CB9>.
APA: Sound and Spirit; To End All War. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_6FE538ACBC3A4B5D8B39C5D333B74CB9
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