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BBC Radio 3

Rating: 3.7 Reviews: 6
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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12:21 Leos Janáček - Concertino
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
Philharmonia Orchestra - Symphonic Metamorphosis: March - Paul HindemithPaul Hindemith — Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber: I. Allegro
Barber - Adagio For Strings (PlatoBarber Strings — Adagio
Frédéric Chopin - Nocturne in B-flat minor, Op. 9 No. 1Frédéric Chopin — Nocturne in E-Flat Major No. 2, Op. 9
Edvard Grieg - Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16
Francis Poulenc - ElegieFrancis Poulenc — L'île heureuse
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Nielsen - Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 5 in D: II. Scherzo (Presto misterioso) (4:55)Ralph Vaughan Williams — Symphony No. 5 in D Major: II. Scherzo. Presto misterioso
Debussy, Claude - Egy faun delutanjaClaude Debussy — L'Après-midi d'un Faun (Debussy Music)
Claude Debussy - L' Isle joyeuse for pianoClaude Debussy — Estampes: L'isle Joyeuse (L'isle Joyeuse)

BBC Radio 3 reviews

  • 3
    great music, great RJ
  • 1
    Justin Bieber on radio 3. sacrilege!
  • 5
    I think it will become my favorite radio :)
  • 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?
  • 5

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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