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Essential Classics Episode guide

  1. Friday - Sarah Walker with Camila Batmanghelidjh

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Raff: Symphony No 10.

    First broadcast: 17 Oct 2014

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  2. Thursday - Sarah Walker with Camila Batmanghelidjh

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Mozart: Piano Concerto No 10, K365.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2014

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  3. Wednesday - Sarah Walker with Camila Batmanghelidjh

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Beethoven: Violin Sonata No 10.

    First broadcast: 15 Oct 2014

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  4. Tuesday - Sarah Walker with Camila Batmanghelidjh

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Haydn: Symphony No 10.

    First broadcast: 14 Oct 2014

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  5. Monday - Sarah Walker with Camila Batmanghelidjh

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Shostakovich: Symphony No 8.

    First broadcast: 13 Oct 2014

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  6. Friday - Rob Cowan with Cerys Matthews

    With Rob Cowan. Including Essential Choice: Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (conclusion).

    First broadcast: 10 Oct 2014

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  7. Thursday - Rob Cowan with Cerys Matthews

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, Op 20.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2014

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  8. Wednesday - Rob Cowan with Cerys Matthews

    With Rob Cowan. Essential Choice: Schumann: Konzertstuck for four horns and orchestra.

    First broadcast: 08 Oct 2014

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  9. Tuesday - Rob Cowan with Cerys Matthews

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Sibelius: Lemminkainen's Return.

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2014

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  10. Monday - Rob Cowan with Cerys Matthews

    With Rob Cowan. Essential Choice: Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea (excerpt).

    First broadcast: 06 Oct 2014

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  11. Friday - Rob Cowan with Hanif Kureishi

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Dvorak: Holst: A Fugal Overture.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2014

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  12. Thursday - Rob Cowan with Hanif Kureishi

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Dvorak: The Water Goblin, Op 107.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2014

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  13. Wednesday - Rob Cowan with Hanif Kureishi

    With Rob Cowan. Including Essential Choice: Berlioz: Royal Hunt and Storm (The Trojans).

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2014

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  14. Tuesday - Rob Cowan with Hanif Kureishi

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 5.

    First broadcast: 30 Sep 2014

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  15. Monday - Rob Cowan with Hanif Kureishi

    With Rob Cowan. Including Ten Pieces: Holst: The Planets, Op 32.

    First broadcast: 29 Sep 2014

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  16. Friday - Sarah Walker with Shami Chakrabarti

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Schubert: Symphony No 9 (Great).

    First broadcast: 26 Sep 2014

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  17. Thursday - Sarah Walker with Shami Chakrabarti

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Allegri: Miserere.

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2014

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  18. Wednesday - Sarah Walker with Shami Chakrabarti

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Rachmaninov: Symphony No 1.

    First broadcast: 24 Sep 2014

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  19. Tuesday - Sarah Walker with Shami Chakrabarti

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Schumann: Violin Concerto.

    First broadcast: 23 Sep 2014

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  20. Monday - Sarah Walker with Shami Chakrabarti

    With Sarah Walker. Including CD Review's Building a Library: Handel: Orlando.

    First broadcast: 22 Sep 2014

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  21. Friday - Sarah Walker with John Humphrys

    With Sarah Walker. Including Essential Choice: Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance Marches.

    First broadcast: 19 Sep 2014

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  22. Thursday - Sarah Walker with John Humphrys

    With Sarah Walker. Including Essential Choice: Strauss: Suite (Le bourgeois gentilhomme).

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2014

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  23. Wednesday - Sarah Walker with John Humphrys

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Dvorak: New World Symphony.

    First broadcast: 17 Sep 2014

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  24. Tuesday - Sarah Walker with John Humphrys

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances.

    First broadcast: 16 Sep 2014

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  25. Monday - Sarah Walker with John Humphrys

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 5.

    First broadcast: 15 Sep 2014

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  26. Friday - Rob Cowan with Stephen Fry

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Choral Fantasy.

    First broadcast: 12 Sep 2014

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  27. Thursday - Rob Cowan with Stephen Fry

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Bach orch Mahler: Suite.

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 2014

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  28. Wednesday - Rob Cowan with Stephen Fry

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Korngold: Sinfonietta.

    First broadcast: 10 Sep 2014

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  29. Tuesday - Rob Cowan with Stephen Fry

    With Rob Cown. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Harris: Symphony No 3.

    First broadcast: 09 Sep 2014

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  30. Monday - Rob Cowan with Stephen Fry

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Schumann: Symphony No 2.

    First broadcast: 08 Sep 2014

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