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Friday - Rob Cowan

9am
A selection of must-hear music including excerpts from Stravinsky's The Firebird from the Essential CD of the Week: a recording by Les Siecles.

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and a recording of the Artist of the Week, the pianist Clifford Curzon, performing Schubert (Moments Musicaux, D780 - selection) and Mozart (Piano Concerto No.24, K491).

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest is the psychological illusionist Derren Brown. Today he introduces a piece he would like to conduct and Rob Cowan acts as a personal shopper, playing a piece he hopes Derren will enjoy.

11am
Rob's Essential Choice

Dvorak
Symphony No.3
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Vaclav Smetacek (conductor)
SUPRAPHON SU 39682.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Fri 4 Nov 2011 09:00

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