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Thursday with Rob Cowan - Indecent Exposure of an Australian Mermaid, Adam's Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Derren Brown

Rob Cowan presents the best in classical music, including potential companion pieces for John Adams' explosive 'Short Ride in a Fast Machine'.

Essential Classics with Rob Cowan

Rob takes us through the morning with the best in classical music including:

0930 Rob explores potential companion pieces for John Adams' explosive and exuberant short orchestral piece "Short Ride in a Fast Machine".

1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history

1050 The extraordinary Derren Brown reveals the cultural influences that have shaped him. Part of Radio 3's 'Why Music? The Key to Memory', a long weekend at Wellcome Collection starting on Friday.

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Time Travellers: the podcast

Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough presents quirky tales gathered from the corners of history.

The Essential Classics Playlist

Refresh your day with a great selection of classical music, picked by listeners.