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Thursday - Sarah Walker

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Viva Verdi: Overtures and Preludes - Filarmonica della Scala/Riccardo Chailly, DECCA; and at 9.30 our brainteaser - Who am I?

10am
Artist of the Week: Andrew Davis

10.30am
Sarah's guest in World Space Week, is the astronomer Carolin Crawford. Carolin regularly delivers science outreach presentations to over 4,000 people annually and is a regular in broadcast media, with numerous appearances on programmes such as In Our Time and Home Planet on BBC Radio 4. She is a Fellow and Lecturer at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, as well as Professor of Astronomy at Gresham College, a position in which she delivers free public lectures within the City of London. In 2009 Carolin was recognized for her outstanding abilities by a Women of Outstanding Achievement Award by the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology, presented for "communication of science with a contribution to society."

11am
Sarah's Essential Choice

Mozart: Symphony No. 38 'Prague', K.504
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Charles Mackerras (conductor).

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Thu 10 Oct 2013 09:00

Today’s Brainteaser Answer

Who am I?

Wotan, King of the Gods, also the God of light, air and wind, and sung by a bass-baritone in Wagner’s Ring Cycle.

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