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Wednesday - Sarah Walker

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Alison Balsom playing arrangements of Bach: EMI 5 58047 2

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, pianist and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy. Hear him in performances of Dvorak's Carnival Overture, Beethoven's Piano Sonata in E minor, op.90 and Scriabin's Poem of Ecstasy, op.54

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest is the novelist Mavis Cheek who introduces her essential pieces of classical music, including the very first record she ever bought.

11.00
Sarah's Essential Choice

Mahler
Adagio from Symphony no.10
Cleveland Orchestra
Pierre Boulez (conductor)
DG 477 9060.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Wed 7 Dec 2011 09:00

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