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Essential Classics Episode guide

  1. 16/01/2015

    A sequence of great music in classic recordings.

    First broadcast: 16 Jan 2015

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  2. Friday - Sarah Walker with Leanne Benjamin

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Smetana: String Quartet No 2.

    First broadcast: 15 Jan 2015

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  3. Wednesday - Sarah Walker with Leanne Benjamin

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Verdi: String Quartet in E minor.

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2015

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  4. Tuesday - Sarah Walker with Leanne Benjamin

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Borodin: String Quartet No 2.

    First broadcast: 13 Jan 2015

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  5. Monday - Sarah Walker with Leanne Benjamin

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Dvorak: American Quartet.

    First broadcast: 12 Jan 2015

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  6. Friday - Sarah Walker with Andrew Marr

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Beethoven: Grosse Fugue, Op 133.

    First broadcast: 09 Jan 2015

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  7. Thursday - Sarah Walker with Andrew Marr

    With Sarah Walker. Including Essential Choice: Bach: Kyrie and Gloria (Mass in B minor).

    First broadcast: 08 Jan 2015

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  8. Wednesday - Sarah Walker with Andrew Marr

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht.

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2015

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  9. Tuesday - Sarah Walker with Andrew Marr

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Mozart: Symphony No 41 in C, K551.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2015

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  10. Monday - Sarah Walker with Andrew Marr

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli.

    First broadcast: 05 Jan 2015

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  11. Friday - Rob Cowan with James May

    With Rob Cowan. Including Essential Choice: Tchaikovsky compl Bogatyrev: Symphony No 7.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2015

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  12. Thursday - Rob Cowan with James May

    With Rob Cowan. Including Five Reasons to Love Orchestral Lollipops.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2015

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  13. Wednesday - Rob Cowan with James May

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: String Quartet in C minor, Op 35.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2014

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  14. Tuesday - Rob Cowan with James May

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Bach: The Art of Fugue (excerpt).

    First broadcast: 30 Dec 2014

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  15. Monday - Rob Cowan with James May

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Schubert: Symphony No 8.

    First broadcast: 29 Dec 2014

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  16. Friday - Sarah Walker with Victoria Wood

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Schumann: Piano Quintet.

    First broadcast: 26 Dec 2014

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  17. Thursday - Sarah Walker with Victoria Wood

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Mendelssohn: Octet.

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2014

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  18. Wednesday - Sarah Walker with Victoria Wood

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Brahms: Clarinet Quintet.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2014

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  19. Tuesday - Sarah Walker with Victoria Wood

    With Sarah Walker. Includes Sarah's Essential Choice: Haydn: Piano Trio in G (Gypsy Rondo)

    First broadcast: 23 Dec 2014

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  20. Monday - Sarah Walker with Victoria Wood

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Beethoven: Piano Trio in D (Ghost).

    First broadcast: 22 Dec 2014

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  21. Friday - Rob Cowan with Monica Galetti

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Sibelius: Symphony No 5 in E flat.

    First broadcast: 19 Dec 2014

  22. Thursday - Rob Cowan with Monica Galetti

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Brahms: Piano Trio No 1 in B, Op 8.

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 2014

  23. Wednesday - Rob Cowan with Monica Galetti

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 1.

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2014

  24. Tuesday - Rob Cowan with Monica Galetti

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Schumann: Symphony No 4 in D minor.

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2014

  25. Monday - Rob Cowan with Monica Galetti

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Bruckner: Symphony No 7.

    First broadcast: 15 Dec 2014

  26. Friday - Sarah Walker with John Bird

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Copland: Dance Symphony.

    First broadcast: 12 Dec 2014

  27. Thursday - Sarah Walker with John Bird

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Kodaly: Dances of Galanta.

    First broadcast: 11 Dec 2014

  28. Wednesday - Sarah Walker with John Bird

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Rachmaninov: Suite No 2, Op 17.

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2014

  29. Tuesday - Sarah Walker with John Bird

    With Sarah Walker. Essential Choice: Tippett: Ritual Dances (The Midsummer Marriage).

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2014

  30. Monday - Sarah Walker with John Bird

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Bach: Four Orchestral Suites.

    First broadcast: 08 Dec 2014

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