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BBC Radio 3

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600 concerts per year, live music every day, new British drama, jazz and world music you won't hear anywhere else, dozens of new commissions every year - and The Proms! Like and share our page, spread the word about the Radio 3. Show more
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On the air BBC Radio 3

Live George Frideric Handel Concerto Grosso No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 3, HWV 313: I. Vivace
06:04 Fritz Kreisler - Schön Rosmarin - Old Viennese Dance no.3
05:57 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sonatina (Cantata BWV.106)
BBC Radio 3 playlist

TOP songs on BBC Radio 3

Domenico Scarlatti - Sonata Kk90Domenico Scarlatti — Sonata in A major
Ralph Vaughan Williams - The VagabondRalph Vaughan Williams — Vaughan Williams - The Vagabond
Francis Poulenc - ElegieFrancis Poulenc — L'île heureuse
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No.7, A Major, Op.92 II.Allegretto (Milli Reasürans Sinfonietta)Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto
Joaquín Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez: 2.Satz AdagioJoaquín Rodrigo — Concierto de Aranjuez: III. Allegro gentile
Johann Sebastian Bach - Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Opening AriaJohann Sebastian Bach — Goldberg Variations, Bwv 988: Aria
Lili BoulangerLili Boulanger — Pie Jesu
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony #40 In G Minor, K 550 - Mvt. 1Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Sinfonía Número 40 in G Minor, K. 550: II. Andante
Hector Berlioz - SylphentanzHector Berlioz — Villanelle
Alexander Borodin - Symphony No. 1 in E-Flat Major; 2nd movement ScherzoBorodin Trio — Piano Trio No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1: III. Scherzo

BBC Radio 3 reviews

  • 3
    I don' listen that much to classical music, but when i do, I DO! BRAVISSIMO! Regards from Sweden, i stream from the web!
  • 5
    I was listening while driving last Sunday morning between about 8am and 10am, a tune was played preceded by water sounds gurgling in a stream. Some of the music was by Aly Bain and Capercaillie members. I found it haunting, exciting and calming all at the same time. What was it?
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Information about the radio

BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC. Its output centres on classical music and opera, but jazz, world music, drama, culture and the arts also feature. The station is the world's most significant commissioner of new music, and through its New Generation Artists scheme promotes young musicians of all nationalities. The station broadcasts the BBC Proms concerts, live and in full, each summer in addition to performances by the BBC Orchestras and Singers. There are regular productions of both classic plays and newly commissioned drama.

Radio 3 won the Sony Radio Academy UK Station of the Year Gold Award for 2009 and was nominated again in 2011.

Radio contacts

Address: BBC Broadcasting House London W1A 1AA

Phone: 03700 100 300

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