Received from Michael Bourdeaux
Please be good enough to circulate to our society – OK, as the repeat is
I thought you might be interested to listen to my radio broadcast on the
music of the Russian Orthodox Church this coming Tuesday (Radio 4 at 1.30,
repeated next Saturday at 3.30). I went to Upstate New York to do it –
Russian monastery at Jordanville is an amazing place and the experience,
working with such brilliant students, was exhilarating. It's called
The programme is listed in the new Radio =imes (for next week) on page
119 (Tuesday 29 August). This says: "DIVINE VOICES. Russian Orthodox
church music is c=pable of inducing a deep sense of the spiritual even in
those who have little interest in its religious content. Michael
Bourdeaux visits Holy Trin=ty Seminary in upstate New York, which helped
keep this music alive during the Soviet Communist era.
=quot;Producer Kristine Pommert. Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm."