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Wednesday - Sarah Walker

9am
A selection of must-hear music including the Essential CD of the Week: British Wind Band Classics - Wind Music by Holst and Vaughan Williams. Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, Timothy Reynish. CHANDOS CHAN 9697.

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, Angela Hewitt. Celebrated for her interpretations of Bach, today we hear the pianist in Bach's Aria Variata alla Maniera Italiana, as well as a selection from Chabrier's Dix Pieces Pittoresques.

10.30am
The Essential Classics guest this week is Julian Rhind-Tutt, best known as Dr "Mac" McCartney in the comedy TV series "Green Wing". He shares some of his musical choices with Sarah.

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice
Elgar
Falstaff
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Georg Solti (conductor)
DECCA SXL-6963.

3 hours

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Wed 4 Apr 2012 09:00

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