Tuesday - Rob Cowan with Oliver James
Rob Cowan's guest this week is the clinical and occupational psychologist, Oliver James. Also, at 9:30, our daily brainteaser: Originally Written For
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Bach Transcriptions featuring Alexis Weissenberg and Bruno Leonardo Gelber. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.
Proms Artist of the Week: the Tallis Scholars
Rob's guest this week is the clinical and occupational psychologist, Oliver James, who also works as a writer, journalist, broadcaster and television documentary producer and presenter. His work includes various studies of modern-day living (the books Affluenza, Office Politics and Britain on the Couch - which was also a successful documentary series for Channel 4). He has written best-selling guides to parenting, and also on how to develop emotional health, and an approach to dementia (Contented Dementia).
Rob's Essential Choice
Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra
David Zinman (conductor).
Today's Brainteaser answer: Originally Written For
The music played was originally written for harpsichord. It was an orchestration of Domenico Scarlatti's Sonata in D major L.361 / Kk.435. The orchestrator was Vincenzo Tommasini. It came from Tommasini's ballet: The Good-Humored Ladies.
The Good-Humored Ladies
Concert Arts Orchestra
Robert Irving (conductor)
EMI CDM 565911-2