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Thursday - 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, Colin Davis, who conducts an extract from Verdi's Falstaff (Act III, part 2).

The Essential Classics guest is Italian chef Antonio Carluccio, who introduces his essential pieces. Today he reveals which instrument and piece he would like to play if he were a virtuoso, and which work he would most like to conduct.

Rob's Essential Choice

Piano Trio in D minor, Op 49
The Beaux Arts Trio
PHILIPS 416 297-2.

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Thu 22 Dec 2011 09:00

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