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Monday - Sarah Walker

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 14 October 2013

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Grieg ? Complete Music with Orchestra ? Gothenburg Symphony, Neeme Järvi, DG; and at 9.30 our brainteaser - Who's Dancing?

10am
Artists of the Week: The Labèque Sisters perform

10.30am
The Man Booker Prize is announced this week and Sarah's guest is the 2011 prize-winner, the novelist Julian Barnes. A graduate of modern languages, Julian has worked as a lexicographer for the Oxford English Dictionary, and has written for the New Statesman and the Observer. He is a keen Francophile and has appeared in a BBC Radio 4 series of Inspector Maigret adaptations. Julian was made Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2004. His many international literary awards include the Somerset Maugham Award (Metroland 1981); Prix Médicis (FP 1986); E. M. Forster Award (American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1986) and the Prix Femina (Talking It Over 1992).

11am
Walton
Violin Concerto
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Today's Brainteaser: Who's Dancing?

    The answer is: Carmen and the Gypsies.

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