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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: The Flute King - Music from the Court of Frederick the Great. Emmanuel Pahud, Trevor Pinnock, Matthew Truscott, Jonathan Manson, Kammerakademie Potsdam. EMI 0842202.

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, pianist Nelson Freire. Hear him performing Debussy's First Book of Preludes and Rachmaninov's Suite No. 2, where he is joined by Martha Argerich.

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest is impressionist, comedian and playwright Rory Bremner, who introduces his essential pieces.

11am
Rob's Essential Choice:

Tchaikovsky
Symphony No.1 'Winter Daydreams'
London Symphony Orchestra
Antal Dorati (conductor)
PHILIPS 6582 016.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Tue 27 Dec 2011 09:00

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