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    • The Making of Music

    • The Complete Landmark BBC Radio 4 Series
    • By: James Naughtie
    • Narrated by: James Naughtie
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In this major BBC Radio 4 series, James Naughtie uncovers the roots of our music and reveals the soundtrack to our own history. The history of classical music is inextricably linked with the places it was written, its purpose and its patrons as well as with politics, war and social change. From the earliest music of the monasteries to the court and church music of the Renaissance and Reformation and beyond, composers have always changed with the times.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simple, clear, and simply extraordinary

    • By Julie on 05-31-18

    Regular price: $24.78

    • The King James Bible: Readings From & The Story Behind the King James Bible (from BBC Radio 4)

    • By: James Naughtie
    • Narrated by: James Naughtie
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    2011 will be the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible. The significance of this version of the Bible is not only in religious and cultural dimensions it also paved the way for important consequences in English social and political history, freeing them from a spiritual serfdom to the Church and enabling them to read Scripture for themselves and form their own opinions.

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    • Horrible! <br />refers to the Bible as fantasy.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />

    • By Reverend Dr.D. on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $21.32

    • The Accidental American

    • By: James Naughtie
    • Narrated by: James Naughtie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
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    Tony Blair's affair with America is one of the most compelling stories of our time. He is the prime minister whose bonding with George W. Bush imperiled his political future in Britain while making him a hero to many Americans after 9/11. In this powerful and compelling narrative, James Naughtie asks why Americans took him to their hearts, and what this means for our politics, our leaders, and the kind of country we are.

    Regular price: $8.39

    • Paris Spring

    • By: James Naughtie
    • Narrated by: James Naughtie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Paris in 1968 - seething with revolutionaries and spies - sees Will Flemyng's world turned upside down after a mysterious encounter on the metro and a chance revelation from a rival operative. In a city alive with talk of revolution, Will finds himself in the thick of the action. But now he gets news that threatens the closest and most complicated relationship in his life - the one with his younger brother.

    Regular price: $21.58

    • The Madness of July

    • By: James Naughtie
    • Narrated by: Seán Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It is a sweltering July in the mid-1970s, and for Will Flemyng, foreign office minister, the temperature is rising with each passing hour. A mysterious death has exposed secret passions in government, bringing on a political crisis that will draw him back into a familiar world of danger and deceit. For Flemyng has a past. He was trained as a spy for a life behind enemy lines and now he's compelled to go back.

    Regular price: $17.23