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Music in the Great War: Rob Cowan with Jay Winter

Music in the Great War, with Rob Cowan and his guest, the historian Jay Winter.

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Volodos plays Mompou, SONY. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.

9:30 - 10:30 Including a selection of music from the time of World War One.

10:30
Rob's guest this week is the American historian Jay Winter, a specialist in World War I and its impact on the 20th century. He has authored or co-authored several war-themed books, including The Great War and the British People, The Experience of World War I, and, most recently, Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History, 1914-1918. He was also co-producer, co-writer and chief historian for the PBS series The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century, which won an Emmy Award. Jay is the Charles J. Stille Professor of History at Yale University and is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

11am
Chadwick
Ballade: Tam O'Shanter
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi (conductor).

3 hours

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Wed 2 Jul 2014 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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