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Baroque Spring

Rob Cowan introduces Bach's major secular cantata no. 206, written for the birthday of Elector Friedrich August III. And the Baroque Spring on Radio 3 is also celebrated in music from Purcell's Fairy Queen.

By contrast, Rob focuses on Stravinsky for the hour from 10 o'clock, and after eleven, this week's double concerto is the Brahms A minor, played in a memorable recording by Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin, and Janos Starker, cello.

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2 hours, 57 minutes

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Sun 10 Mar 2013 09:00