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Friday - Rob Cowan

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Samson Francois playing piano music by Debussy and Ravel: EMI 5859902

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, violinist and conductor Gidon Kremer in music by Schubert (Rondo in B minor D.895) and Balys Dvarionas (Elegie)

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest is the actress and author Sheila Hancock who introduces her essential pieces of classical music.

11am
Rob's Essential Choice

Vaughan Williams
Symphony No.5
London Symphony Orchestra
Andre Previn (conductor)
RCA 82876557082.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Fri 2 Dec 2011 09:00

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