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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Orchestral works by Liadov. USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeny Svetlanov (conductor). MELODIYA MEL CD 100187.

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, conductor Colin Davis. Hear him conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in Sibelius' Symphony No. 3.

The Essential Classics guest is Italian chef Antonio Carluccio, who introduces his essential pieces, including the first recording he ever bought, and a piece of music that he finds especially moving.

Rob's Essential Choice

Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2
Eugene Istomin (piano)
Isaac Stern (violin)
Leonard Rose (cello)
SONY SM4K 46738.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Tue 20 Dec 2011 09:00

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