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Thursday - 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: Who am I?
9am
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.

10am
Proms Artist of the Week: the Tallis Scholars

10:30
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).

11am
Rob's Essential Choice
Haydn
Symphony No.44 in E minor, 'Trauer'
RIAS Symphony Orchestra
Ferenc Fricsay (conductor).

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Thu 7 Aug 2014 09:00

Today's Brainteaser Answer - Who am I?

The composer and astronomer, William Herschel.

Music in Time – The Romantic Collection

Music in Time – The Romantic Collection

Putting pieces of music in their historical context.

Music in Time – The Modern Collection

Music in Time – The Modern Collection

Masterworks of modern music.

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Hear the classical music chosen by our guests on the BBC Music website