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Essential Choices (BBC Radio 3)

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Essential Classics brings you outstanding pieces of music in great recordings as chosen by Sarah Walker and Rob Cowan. We add them here each week for your listening pleasure. More from Essential Classics on Radio 3, weekdays at 9am.
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Piano Concerto No. 5 in F, Op.103 'Egyptian': I. Allegro animato
Jean-Philippe Collard/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn · Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos 1-5
Jean-Philippe Collard/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos 1-5 11:40
Piano Concerto No. 5 in F, Op.103 'Egyptian': II. Andante - Allegretto tranquillo quasi andantino
Jean-Philippe Collard/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn · Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos 1-5
Jean-Philippe Collard/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos 1-5 11:14
Piano Concerto No. 5 in F, Op.103 'Egyptian': III. Molto allegro
Jean-Philippe Collard/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn · Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos 1-5
Jean-Philippe Collard/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn Saint-Saëns: Piano Concertos 1-5 6:12
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Prologue: 1. Ouverture
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 2:56
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Prologue: 2. Entrée des quatre nations
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 2:37
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Prologue: 3. Air pour les esclaves africains
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:32
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Prologue: 4. Air vif
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 2:01
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Prologue: 5. Musette en rondeau
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:20
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Prologue: 6. Air pour les amants et les amantes
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:08
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Prologue: 7. Air pour les deux Polonais
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:48
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Prologue: 8. Menuet I-II
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 2:36
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Prologue: 9. Contredanse
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:51
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Turcs: 10. Ritournelle pour "Le Turc généreux"
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 0:59
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Turcs: 11. Forlane des matelots
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:59
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Turcs: 12. Tambourin I-II
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:36
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Incas: 13. Ritournelle pour les Incas du Pérou
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:06
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Incas: 14. Air des Incas
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 2:13
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Incas: 15. Air pour l'adoration du soleil
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 2:23
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Incas: 16. Gavotte I-II
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 2:31
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Fleurs: 17. Ritournelle pour la fête persane
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:05
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Fleurs: 18. Marche
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 2:01
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Fleurs: 19. Air pour Zéphire
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:07
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Fleurs: 20. Air pour Borée et la rose
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:26
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Sauvages: 21. Air pour les sauvages
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 1:40
Suite Les Indes Galantes / Les Sauvages: 22. Chaconne
Jean-Philippe Rameau , Orchestra Of The 18th Century , Frans Brüggen · Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orchestra Of The 18th Century, Frans Brüggen Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Suite etc 5:30
Song of the Nightingale: Presto
Fritz Reiner · Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale
Fritz Reiner Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale 2:45
Song of the Nightingale: Chinese March
Fritz Reiner · Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale
Fritz Reiner Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale 3:43
Song of the Nightingale: Song of the Nightingale
Fritz Reiner · Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale
Fritz Reiner Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale 4:05
Song of the Nightingale: The Mechanical Nightingale
Fritz Reiner · Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale
Fritz Reiner Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale 1:01
Song of the Nightingale: The Emperor's displeasure at the departure of the real nightingale
Fritz Reiner · Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale
Fritz Reiner Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale 1:07