Days 17–22: Monday 13 – Saturday 18 March

Bernos de Gasztold
Bernos de Gasztold.

Bernos de Gasztold


Extracts from: Carmen Bernos de Gasztold (1919–1995). Prayers from the Ark. Translated from French by Rumer Godden OBE (1907–1998) . Illustrated by Jean Primrose. London: Macmillan, 1963.

De Gasztold was a French poet who after World War lived in a at the Benedictine Abbaye Saint Louis du Temple at Limon. Prayers from the Ark is her most well known work. A second volume of similar poems was published in 1965, The Creatures Choir, also translated by Godden.

Contemporary Ukrainian Art

Paintings of fields and flowers complement the poems of the animals and birds.

Week Four


Works of J. S. Bach performed by the Netherlands Bach Society in its All of Bach project, including three items from the Mass in B minor BWV 232, one of Bach's greatest choral works.