Wednesday - Rob Cowan with Russell Grant
With Rob Cowan. Essential CD of the Week: Eric Coates - London Again; Brainteaser: Back to the Beginning; Artist of the Week: Daniel Hope; Essential Choice: Ravel: Ma mere l'oye.
Rob Cowan with his guest, astrologer and media personality Russell Grant.
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Eric Coates - London Again: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under John Wilson, AVIE 2070. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30. Today - Back to the Beginning.
Artist of the Week: Daniel Hope
Rob's guest this week is the astrologer and media personality, Russell Grant. Russell has written several books on Astrology and regularly provides newspaper horoscopes. He is best known for his appearances on radio (BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright in the Afternoon) and breakfast television shows such as This Morning with Richard and Judy, offering astrological advice. More recently, he has appeared in several reality television shows including Celebrity Fit Club, Kitchen Burnout and most notably, Strictly Come Dancing and its sister show, It Takes Two.
Rob's Essential Choice:
Ma mere l'oye
London Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Monteux (conductor)
Today's Brainteaser Answer
The music played:
Variations on a theme by Haydn (St Anthony Chorale Variations)
Claudio Abbado (conductor)
DG 435 349 2
Richard Hickox (conductor)
The Lark Ascending
Iona Brown (violin)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner (conductor)
DECCA 430 093 2