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Essential Classics Episode guide

  1. Friday - Sarah Walker with James May

    Sarah Walker's guest this week is writer and television presenter James May.

    First broadcast: 14 Feb 2014

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  2. Thursday - Sarah Walker with James May

    Sarah Walker's guest this week is writer and television presenter James May.

    First broadcast: 13 Feb 2014

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  3. Wednesday - Sarah Walker with James May

    Sarah Walker's guest this week is writer and television presenter James May.

    First broadcast: 12 Feb 2014

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  4. Tuesday - Sarah Walker with James May

    Sarah Walker's guest is writer and television presenter James May.

    First broadcast: 11 Feb 2014

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  5. Monday - Sarah Walker with James May

    Sarah Walker's guest this week is writer and television presenter James May.

    First broadcast: 10 Feb 2014

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  6. Friday - Rob Cowan with Kate Atkinson

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

    First broadcast: 07 Feb 2014

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  7. Thursday - Rob Cowan with Kate Atkinson

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5 (Emperor)

    First broadcast: 06 Feb 2014

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  8. Wednesday - Rob Cowan with Kate Atkinson

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 2.

    First broadcast: 05 Feb 2014

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  9. Tuesday - Rob Cowan with Kate Atkinson

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Schumann: Piano Concerto.

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2014

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  10. Monday - Rob Cowan with Kate Atkinson

    With Rob Cowan. Including Building a Library: Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2014

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  11. Friday - Sarah Walker with Niamh Cusack

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Britten: Arethusa.

    First broadcast: 31 Jan 2014

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  12. Thursday - Sarah Walker with Niamh Cusack

    With Sarah Walker. Including Strauss: Don Juan, Op 20.

    First broadcast: 30 Jan 2014

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  13. Wednesday - Sarah Walker with Niamh Cusack

    With Sarah Walker. Including Essential Choice: Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.

    First broadcast: 29 Jan 2014

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  14. Tuesday - Sarah Walker with Niamh Cusack

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Respighi: The Pines of Rome.

    First broadcast: 28 Jan 2014

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  15. Monday - Sarah Walker with Niamh Cusack

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Holst: Egdon Heath.

    First broadcast: 27 Jan 2014

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  16. Friday - Rob Cowan with John Sergeant

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Schubert: Mass in E flat.

    First broadcast: 24 Jan 2014

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  17. Thursday - Rob Cowan with John Sergeant

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Bach: Wachet auf, ruft und die Stimme.

    First broadcast: 23 Jan 2014

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  18. Wednesday - Rob Cowan with John Sergeant

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Mozart: Coronation Mass.

    First broadcast: 22 Jan 2014

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  19. Tuesday - Rob Cowan with John Sergeant

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Beethoven: Mass in C.

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2014

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  20. Monday - Rob Cowan with John Sergeant

    With Rob Cowan. Including Monteverdi: The Coronation of Poppea.

    First broadcast: 20 Jan 2014

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  21. Friday - Rob Cowan with Nigel Williams

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op 61.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2014

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  22. Thursday - Rob Cowan with Nigel Williams

    With Rob Cowan. Including Essential Choice: Janacek: String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata)

    First broadcast: 16 Jan 2014

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  23. Wednesday - Rob Cowan with Nigel Williams

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Brahms: Handel Variations.

    First broadcast: 15 Jan 2014

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  24. Tuesday - Rob Cowan with Nigel Williams

    With Rob Cowan. Including Rob's Essential Choice: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 1.

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2014

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  25. Monday - Rob Cowan with Nigel Williams

    With Rob Cowan. Including Berlioz: Les nuits d'ete.

    First broadcast: 13 Jan 2014

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  26. Music on the Brink: London

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Bridge: Dance Poem.

    First broadcast: 10 Jan 2014

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  27. Music on the Brink: St Petersburg

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Rachmaninov: The Bells.

    First broadcast: 09 Jan 2014

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  28. Music on the Brink: Berlin

    With Sarah Walker. Including Essential Choice: Dohnanyi: Variations on a Nursery Tune.

    First broadcast: 08 Jan 2014

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  29. Music on the Brink: Paris

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Ravel: Piano Trio.

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2014

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  30. Music on the Brink: Vienna

    With Sarah Walker. Including Sarah's Essential Choice: Korngold: Sinfonietta, Op 5.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2014

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