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Sound and Spirit; Mountains


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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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Explore the myth, poetry and music of mountains - their extraordinary power so often revealed in story and song. Join Ellen Kushner in a musical journey from the green peaks of Madagascar's sacred mountain to the mysterious sweeping crags of the Andes, the misty mountains and serene music of China and its poets to the icy Artic reaches of the Inuit experience.

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Chicago: “Sound and Spirit; Mountains,” GBH Archives, accessed January 26, 2022,
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