MUSIC / Upbeat: Spot the tune

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ALONG with next week's restyling of the rush-hour fare, Radio 3 is bringing back signature tunes for each of its morning presenters. First off, with Piers Burton-Page, will be De Poste from Susato's Danserye, a rousing little number from 1551. Midweek then goes 20th-century: Andrew McGregor, on Tuesdays, has Dumbarton Oaks by Stravinsky, Chris de Souza an excerpt from Kodaly's Hary Janos - not, we are assured, the musical sneeze that tells you to disbelieve everything you hear for the next two hours - and Adrian Edwards the Ravel String Quartet. Then it's back to the Weber Second Clarinet Concerto for Fridays with Andrew Lyle, or at least it will be in a fortnight's time.

Monday's first full-length item is a Rossini overture, The Silken Ladder. It should not take too long to discover whether this is for climbing up or sliding down.

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