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Tuesday - Sarah Walker with Uta Frith

with Sarah Walker and her guest, developmental psychologist, Uta Frith.

A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Elizabethan Consort Music; Hesperion XX and Jordi Savall, ALIA VOX. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.

Artist of the Week: Vladimir Ashkenazy

2nd April is World Autism Awareness Day, and Sarah's guest this week is the developmental psychologist, Prof. Uta Frith. Uta is a leading expert in the areas of dyslexia and autism, and has contributed several major theories, which have helped form a better understanding of the conditions. Her aim still is to discover the underlying causes of these disorders, and to link them to behaviour and to the brain. She has received an extensive list of awards for her outstanding research, including an honorary DBE in 2012.

Sarah's Essential Choice
The Seasons: Spring
Barbara Bonney (soprano)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor)
Andreas Schmidt (bass-baritone)
Monteverdi Choir
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor).

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Tue 1 Apr 2014 09:00

Today's Brainteaser Answer - Critics' Corner

The author was Goethe, writing about Beethoven, whom he met in Teplitz in 1812.

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