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Wednesday - Sarah Walker

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Grieg Lyric Pieces performed by Leif Ove Andsnes on Grieg's piano at Troldhaugen EMI 5 57296 2

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the Belgian countertenor and conductor, Rene Jacobs

In the week the Olympics begins, this week Sarah's guest is the sportsman and writer Ed Smith.

Sarah's Essential Choice

Prokofiev: Symphony no.5 in B flat, op.100
London Symphony Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)
Philips 475 7655.

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Wed 25 Jul 2012 09:00

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