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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Dance Mix featuring the Baltimore Symphony conducted by David Zinman

9.30-10.30am
A daily brainteaser, and performances by our Artist of the Week, the cellist Raphael Wallfisch

10.30am
This week Rob's guest is the writer and clinical psychologist, Frank Tallis. He has held lecturing posts at the Institute of Psychiatry and King's College, London. He has written self help manuals (How to Stop Worrying, Understanding Obsessions and Compulsions) non-fiction for the general reader (Changing Minds, Hidden Minds, Love Sick), academic text books and papers in international journals. He is also a successful novelist, with works including Vienna Blood and Fatal Lies, part of the popular Liebermann Paper detective series, set in Vienna in the early 20th century, a time when the foundations of modern forensic science were being laid.

11am
20 Great British Works

Handel: Messiah (Part 3)
Heather Harper (soprano), Helen Watts (contralto), John Wakefield (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (bass)
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Colin Davis (conductor).

3 hours

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Tue 11 Jun 2013 09:00

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Guest Choices

Hear the classical music chosen by our guests in full via the BBC Playlister

Essential Choices on BBC Playlister - archive.

Essential Choices Promo

Explore the Essential Choices via BBC Playlister as chosen by Rob Cowan and Sarah Walker.

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