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Monday - Rob Cowan with Jonathan Coe

With Rob Cowan. Including Essential CD of the Week: Telemann - Paris Quartets; Brainteaser: Place That Piece; Proms Artist of the Week: Truls Mork; Author Jonathan Coe.

Rob's guest this week is the author Jonathan Coe. Also, at 9:30, our daily brainteaser: Place that Piece.
9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Telemann - Paris Quartets, Bartold/Sigiswald/Wielan Kuijken, Gustav Leonhardt, SONY. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.

10am
Proms Artist of the Week: Truls Mork.

10:30
Rob's guest this week is the author Jonathan Coe, whose novel What a Carve Up! won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. It was followed by The House of Sleep, which won the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Best Novel award. What a Carve Up! and a later novel, The Rotters' Club, were adapted as drama serials for BBC Radio 4. He has also written a biography of the experimental British novelist BS Johnson, Like a Fiery Elephant, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize.

Music is a constant thread in Jonathan's oeuvre, and he is a lifelong fan of Canterbury progressive rock. He made a record, 9th & 13th, a collection of readings of his work, set to music by Jazz pianist/double bass player Danny Manners and Indie pop artist Louis Philippe.

Jonathan has been a jury member at the Venice and Edinburgh Film Festivals, as well as a judge for the Man Booker Prize.
Rob's guest this week is the author Jonathan Coe, whose novel What a Carve Up! won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. It was followed by The House of Sleep, which won the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Best Novel award. What a Carve Up! and a later novel, The Rotters' Club, were adapted as drama serials for BBC Radio 4. He has also written a biography of the experimental British novelist BS Johnson, Like a Fiery Elephant, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Billy Mayerl

    Bats in the Belfry

    Performer: Susan Tomes.
    • Virgin.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Paris Quartet no 2 (Hamburg 1730 Concerto Secondo)

    Performer: Wieland Kuijken. Performer: Sigiswald Kuijken. Performer: Gustav Leonhardt. Performer: Barthold Kuijken.
    • Sony.
  • Edward Elgar

    Froissart Overture, Op 19

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • BBC.
  • anon

    Place that Piece

    Conductor: anon.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wiegenlied op 49 no 4; Sapphische Ode op 94 no 4

    Performer: Juhani Lagerspetz. Performer: Truls Mørk.
    • Virgin.
  • Enrique Granados

    Spanish Dance No 4 in G major

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.
    • Lyrita.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chorale Prelude Schmuecke dich, o liebe Seele BWV 654

    Performer: Ton Koopman.
    • TELDEC.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto in C major, H VIIb 1

    Performer: Truls Mørk. Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester. Conductor: Iona Brown.
    • Simax.
  • Stojowski

    Vision de danse op 24 no 4

    Performer: Katarzyna Musial.
    • MERIDIAN.
  • Kurt Atterberg

    1st movement of Symphony no 4 op 14 ‘Sinfonia piccola’ (1918)

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.
    • Chandos.
  • Dupont

    Dans les dunes par un clair matin (La Maison dans les Dunes)

    Performer: Marie-Catherine Girod.
    • 3D CLASSICS.
  • William Walton

    Viola Concerto: 1st movt

    Performer: Paul Neubauer. Conductor: Andrew Litton. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
    • Decca.

Today's Brainteaser Answer - Place that Piece

Debussy
La Cathedrale Engloutie (Preludes Bk 1 no 10)
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
DG 413 450 2    
 

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