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Tuesday - Sarah Walker

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Vivaldi Concert for the Prince of Poland, performed by the Academy of Ancient Music: HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 907230.

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artists of the Week, the Swedish mezzo soprano Anne Sofie von Otter - in Handel (Svegliatevi nel core from Giulio Cesare) and Berlioz (Les nuits d'ete, Op.7).

The Essential Classics guest is Michael Rosen, children's novelist, broadcaster, poet and former Children's Laureate. Today he introduces a favourite piece by a favourite composer and a piece that reminds him of a particular place.

Sarah's Essential Choice

Nightride and Sunrise, Op.55
Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Kurt Sanderling (conductor)
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Also in this hour

Symphony No 1 in B flat, Op 38 (The Spring)
Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell (conductor)
SONY 516027-2.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Tue 15 Nov 2011 09:00

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