Michael Berkeley's guest is author Ben Okri. His choices include Wagner, Beethoven, Miles Davis and Pachelbel, plus one of his poems set to music by Paul Simon's son Harper.
Writer Ben Okri chooses his favourite music and talks to Michael Berkeley about the power of stories and their central place in human life.
The author of the Booker Prize-winning The Famished Road, he has written many other acclaimed novels - the latest being The Age of Magic - and he's also published collections of poetry, short stories and essays.
A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Ben Okri has been awarded an OBE as well as numerous international prizes, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Africa and the Crystal Award from the World Economic Forum.
His choices of music include Wagner, Beethoven, Miles Davis, Pachelbel's Canon, and one of his poems set to music by Paul Simon's son Harper.
Producer: Jane Greenwood
A Loftus Production for BBC Radio 3.