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Tuesday - 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 Artist of the Week, the French piano duo - sisters Katia and Marielle Labeque - in Berio (Waltz) and Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue).

The Essential Classics guest is Professor Tom Wright, a leading New Testament Scholar and former Bishop of Durham. Today he introduces music that he finds particularly moving and a work he remembers being performed by a conductor he admires.

Sarah's Essential Choice

Octet for Strings
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Iona Brown (director)
PHILIPS 420400 2.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Tue 8 Nov 2011 09:00

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