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Michael Berkeley's guest is DJ, producer, remixer and garage artist MJ Cole. He chooses music by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Ravel, John Adams, Radiohead and Sting.

Michael Berkeley's guest is DJ, producer, remixer and garage artist MJ Cole, whose debut album, Sincere, became a best-seller. He now DJs regularly at festivals including Glastonbury and The Big Chill, and has worked as a remixer with Mariah Carey and Amy Winehouse, among others. A classically trained musician, he has chosen piano music by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Rachmaninov, Ravel's String Quartet, John Adams's A Short Ride in a Fast Machine and music by Radiohead and Sting.

Sig: M Berkeley: The Wakeful Poet (Music from Chaucer)
(Berkeley/OUP)
Beaux Arts Brass Quintet
Duration: 0m26s

MJ Cole: Sincere (excerpt)
Talkin Loud
Prolific Recordings TLD2LCO6521 Tr 10
Cole/Matrix Records
Duration: 1m42s

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor, Op 23 (3rd mvt)
Martha Argerich (piano)
Berlin Philharmonic
Claudio Abbado (conductor)
DG 4498162 Tr 3
Duration: 6m15s

Ravel: String Quartet in F (2nd mvt)
Belcea Quartet
String Quartets
EMI CDZ5740202 Tr 18
Duration: 6m00s

John Adams: A Short Ride in a Fast Machine (Two Fanfares for Orchestra)
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Edo de Waart (conductor)
Adams/Boosey and Hawkes
Earbox (Nonesuch 7559794532), CD 6 Tr 2
Duration: 4m15s

Rachmaninov: Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
Eldar Nebolsin (piano)
Preludes NAXOS 8570327 Tr 1
Duration: 4m16s

Radiohead: Nude
Radiohead/Warner Chappell Music Pub Ltd
In Rainbows XL XLCD324 Tr 3
Duration: 4m14s

Prokofiev: Toccata, Op 11
Martha Argerich (piano)
Argerich debut recital DG 44743020 Tr 4
Duration: 4m05s

Michael Andrews: Carpathian Ridge (Donnie Darko soundtrack)
Andrews/Elgonix Music/Sockeye Music inc BMI
Donnie Darko SANCTUARY SANDP251 Tr 1
Duration: 1m33s

Sting: Bring on the Night/When the World is Running Down (live) - excerpt
Englishman in New York A&M AMCD431 Tr 3
Duration: 6ms47s.

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