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Friday - Rob Cowan

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Stephen Hough - French Album: HYPERION CDA67890; and at 9.30 our daily brainteaser.

10am
'Proms Artist Recommends'. A chance to hear a work recommended by an artist appearing in tonight's Prom.

10.30am
Rob's guest this week is author and screenwriter Patrick Gale. Patrick has written a number of novels, his latest being A Perfectly Good Man, as well as short stories, novellas and a non-fiction book about the American novelist Armistead Maupin. He chaired the St Endellion Summer Music Festival in its Golden Jubilee year and also works as a book reviewer for The Daily Telegraph. When he is not writing he spends his time raising cattle and playing the baroque 'cello.

11am
Essential Choice
Barber: Souvenirs (Ballet Suite), Op. 28
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Marin Alsop (conductor)
NAXOS 8.559044.

3 hours

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