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Friday - Rob Cowan

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Vienna - Fritz Reiner conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in waltzes. RCA 09026 68160-2

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, Bernard Haitink.

Rob Cowan's guest for the week is novelist Salley Vickers, whose books explore the impact of spiritual values on contemporary lives. Salley introduces her essential pieces of classical music.

Rob's Essential Choice

String Sextet in B flat, Op. 18
Yehontan Berick, Arnaud Sussmann (violins)
Yura Lee, Paul Neubauer (violas)
Eric Kim, Laurence Lesser (cellos).

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Fri 18 May 2012 09:00

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Essential Classics: Guest Choices

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Hear the classical music chosen by our guests on the BBC Music website