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Sound and Spirit; Music of the Spheres

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Sound and Spirit
Music of the Spheres
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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.

Program Description

Dr. Jacob Bronowski's history of man an civilization. Uses the crawling infant, the performing athlete, the development of the hunt and the discovery of fire to illustrate the most distinctive feature of man: imagination. Telescoping millions of years of evolution to show where homo sapiens cam from -- and how. C. 1975

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Chicago: “Sound and Spirit; Music of the Spheres,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 24, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_B585B84AA5EB4F869424B22CCC7F03E3.
MLA: “Sound and Spirit; Music of the Spheres.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 24, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_B585B84AA5EB4F869424B22CCC7F03E3>.
APA: Sound and Spirit; Music of the Spheres. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_B585B84AA5EB4F869424B22CCC7F03E3
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