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Friday - Rob Cowan

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Mady Mesplé, Edition du 80ème Anniversaire. EMI CLASSICS 095003 2

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, German violinist Isabelle Faust.

10.30am
This week Rob's guest is the art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon, who has presented landmark series on art for the BBC. They will be talking about Andrew's love of music and art and will discuss the Metamorphosis: Titian 2012 festival, which will see a range of contemporary artists - including choreographers, poets, composers and visual artists - respond to paintings by the Renaissance master Titian, with works displayed at the National Gallery and performed by the Royal Ballet.

11am
Rob's Essential Choice
Sibelius: Symphony No.3 in C major, Op.52
Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky (conductor)
MELODIYA MEL CD 10 01669.

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Fri 13 Jul 2012 09:00

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