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Monday - Sarah Walker

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Avison's 12 Concerti Grossi after Scarlatti, performed by the Avison Ensemble: DIVINE ART DDA21213.

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artists of the Week, the French piano duo - sisters Katia and Marielle Labeque - in Debussy (Petite Suite) and Poulenc (Concerto for 2 pianos).

The Essential Classics guest is Professor Tom Wright, a leading New Testament Scholar and former Bishop of Durham. Today he introduces the piece that first stimulated his interest in classical music and a favourite work by his favourite composer.

Beethoven: Symphony No 6, Pastoral.
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.

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Mon 7 Nov 2011 09:00

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