Essential Classics is a Music programme.


Essential Classics

With Rob Cowan. Including 9.00 My Favourite Piano Duos. 9.30 Musical challenge: listen to the clues and identify the mystery music-related place. 10.00 Rob's guest is stand-up comedian Al Murray, who selects his favourite pieces of classical music. 10.30 Power of Three: the next episode in a 70-part daily series of pioneering sounds from the BBC Third Programme and Radio 3 archives presented by David Hendy. Plus Music in Time: Ligeti's Melodien. 11.00 Artists of the Week: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV1047. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner. Handel: Concerto grosso in D, Op 6 No 5. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.

Genre: Music

Running Time: 180 minutes (approx)

When is Essential Classics next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three Tomorrow, 9:00am and on BBC Radio Three October 31st, 9:00am. See more...