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"02.12.2016 19:51:53" bbc.co.uk Ingo Metzmacher: Why we should admire composers who risk everything “The biggest danger is being afraid to lose your reputation. It's no fun."
"02.12.2016 19:00:00" bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk Composer Florian Hecker performs live from Maida Vale for Hear and Now using vintage vocoders in our first ever binaural sound broadcast
"02.12.2016 17:34:50" bbc.co.uk GK Chesterton on the spice of life from the BBC Sound Archive Bread, beef, mustard, beer, skittles, golf...
"02.12.2016 17:00:00" bbc.co.uk Morton Feldman Live from the Tate - BBC Radio 3 The Flux Quartet give a live all-night performance of Morton Feldman's String Quartet No 2 The FLUX Quartet perform a Modernist masterpiece by Morton Feldman that lasts over six hours live from the Tate Modern this weekend
"02.12.2016 16:50:38" bbc.co.uk Guide to binaural sound Citizens, in readiness for our first ever live binaural broadcast with Florian Hecker (yes we're making history, people), here's our handy...
"02.12.2016 15:40:12" bbc.co.uk What music do astronauts take into space? Veteran space traveller Chris Hadfield explains how to play guitar in zero-gravity and shares his personal blast-off playlist. In space, nobody can hear you sing. Unless you're Col. Chris Hadfield.
"02.12.2016 13:48:23" BBC Music How would 6 Music have sounded in 1989? Who sang "1989, a number, another summer"?
"02.12.2016 12:21:42" bbc.co.uk Do you think Saint-Saens' opera, Proserpine, is his most Wagnerian? Hear Véronique Gens in the title role of Proserpine with the Münchner Rundfunkorchester
"02.12.2016 11:44:46" bbc.co.uk Pauline Oliveros' 30-minute mix Deep Listening legend Pauline Oliveros curates music by childhood favourites for Radio 3. Pauline Oliveros' Late Junction Mixtape, compiled for us in June. The 'Deep Listening' pioneer passed away one week ago.
"02.12.2016 09:41:13" bbc.co.uk A short walk through the Scottish summer sunshine Video: harpist Catrin Finch perform Debussy's La fille aux cheveux de lin. Yes, it's cold outside. But not inside ☀️ ☀️ ☀️
"01.12.2016 19:48:47" bbc.co.uk Canaries trained to sing like Nightingales - Music Matters, BBC Radio 3 Curator Honor Beddard unpacks the history of birdsong in the home. “Canaries do their thing, nightingales do their thing, why turn one into the other?” Tom Service visits the Wellcome Collection's latest exhibition 'Making Nature: How We See Animals'.
"01.12.2016 18:01:37" bbc.co.uk The meaning of flowers... As we steam towards the solstice, what better way to banish the blues of the dark days than plan planting next year's blooms?
"01.12.2016 16:19:30" bbc.co.uk We wondered what this gorgeous autumnal sunset might sound like? Colour and music
"01.12.2016 15:10:37" bbc.co.uk Please mind the gap! Free Thinking examines ideas about elites and the rest of the population
"01.12.2016 14:41:55" bbc.co.uk Sebastian Knauer plays a peaceful Prelude by Bach Crowbar a moment of calm from your busy day
"01.12.2016 09:07:43" bbc.co.uk Music and the Internet With Martha Lane Fox. A fascinating guide to the way the net is revolutionising the way we make music.
"30.11.2016 19:48:08" trib.al Gillian Clark reads The Beginning Pulling the rope of a poem to make it ring like a bell
"30.11.2016 19:07:52" bbc.co.uk Composer Nicola LeFanu muses on the women who've inspired her music "... It didn't occur to me that composition was an unusual thing for a woman to do..."
"30.11.2016 17:35:45" bbc.co.uk In the 1920s, someone trained canaries to sing like nightingales Here's why. Teaching canaries to imitate other birds? This really budgies belief....
"30.11.2016 16:42:40" bbc.co.uk "This is war": Zadie Smith on Trump media coverage The novelist rails against the media's “normalisation” of President-elec t Donald Trump's rise to power. "There's a great exercise of normalisation going on in every quarter. But this guy is not like other guys."
"30.11.2016 15:51:07" bbc.co.uk From the vaults of the Third Programme, 70 remarkable poets reading their own works Peruse our portfolio of poems!
"30.11.2016 13:26:04" bbc.co.uk The tragic story of the man who inspired millions to love music Remembering Pied Piper presenter David Munrow. Pied Piper was technically a children's show - but the average age of listeners was 29. The programme's enormous appeal was down to one man: David Munrow.
"30.11.2016 13:10:15" BBC Radio 3's cover photo
"30.11.2016 13:10:15" BBC Radio 3's cover photo
"30.11.2016 12:47:59" bbc.co.uk James Burton: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day (1st performance by the Choir of St John's College, Cambridge). The producer says this new seasonal choral work was 'a spectacular performance and a brilliant arrangement'...
"30.11.2016 12:17:44" BBC Radio 4 The handwritten score was expected to fetch up to £200,000 at auction yesterday, but failed to sell.
"30.11.2016 10:47:31" bbc.co.uk The music of Barbara Strozzi Discover recordings of the exquisite music of the 17th-century composer. Illegitimate daughter.
"30.11.2016 08:39:26" bbc.co.uk This a cappella performance of It's Raining Men will knock your socks off Would you like to watch a classical chamber choir perform a Pointer Sisters hit? Of course you would - and now you can, thanks to Les Sirènes and BBC Radio Scotland.
"30.11.2016 07:08:04" bbc.co.uk How do you brandish a tambura? Let Söndörgő's brand of Hungarian folk make you
"29.11.2016 22:08:08" bbc.co.uk Banishing musical boundaries, collaborating, experimenting and playing with sound... Archive Mixing It interview with Björk
"29.11.2016 20:30:56" bbc.co.uk Muttertraum: Sarah Connolly sings Schumann's chilling song live in the studio The dark tale of a mother's dream.
"29.11.2016 18:36:44" bbc.co.uk "As a visual artist, what's most fascinating about the medium of radio is its freedom..." Fiona Shaw and Alan Cumming feature in Director Robert Wilson's award winning radio play, Tower of Babel...
"29.11.2016 17:05:56" bbc.co.uk Mainly for Pleasure It's 1989. Radio 3's listeners are winding down from their working day with a convivial soundtrack...
"29.11.2016 16:45:35" bbc.co.uk A wonderfully festive Advent service from Cambridge Recorded live on Advent Sunday at St John's College, Cambridge. It may still be November, but things are starting to feel distinctly festive around here.
"29.11.2016 14:43:46" bbc.co.uk Verity Sharp presents a gig with Rhain, Tom OC Wilson Band, and Asda Plugging into Bristol's underground music scene...
"29.11.2016 14:05:52" bbc.co.uk Cavalli's La Calisto Comedy, tragedy, ancient Greek nymphs, and music of sensuous beauty and irresistible charm?
"29.11.2016 12:33:34" bbc.co.uk Britten's Billy Budd All aboard the HMS Indomitable for Opera North's production of...
"29.11.2016 12:15:41" bbc.co.uk "The voice is like bone china", Beats behind bars, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 Joseph Calleja talks of the frustrations that come with looking after his voice. “I tried my voice the day after I drank, and the voice was perfect, and I was angry”.
Tenor Joseph Calleja describes the frustrations and sacrifices that come with looking after his voice.
"29.11.2016 12:12:08" bbc.co.uk Controversy at the auction house today over a handwritten manuscript attributed to Beethoven Would Beethoven have made a mistake when copying manuscript?
"29.11.2016 11:37:00" bbc.co.uk Pied Piper is back! Radio 3 re-run episodes of the landmark 1970s music series for children, Pied Piper...
"28.11.2016 21:15:40" bbc.co.uk Watch: The MCA Power Trio live in London Jazz Now is at Cadogan Hall during the EFG London Jazz Festival. "The body may be tired, but the soul is not. That's the beauty of playing with virtuosos."
"28.11.2016 17:33:51" BBC Proms We're enjoying your Proms highlights so much that we are extending the deadline for your chance to feature in next year's BBC Proms Guide until 31 December!
"28.11.2016 17:06:30" bbc.co.uk Did Matthew Kaner meet the composition challenge of a lifetime? It's the final week of our Composer in 3 challenge. "When I started, I wasn't really convinced that I could write ten pieces in ten weeks."
"28.11.2016 16:04:41" bbc.co.uk Dance: Deborah Bull, Saturday Classics - BBC Radio 3 Deborah Bull introduces music by Tchaikovsky, Bach, Ravel, Schubert, Stravinsky and Max Richter. Music adopted for use by dance with Deborah Bull
"28.11.2016 15:52:15" bbc.co.uk Joyce DiDonato: "Despair is our greatest enemy" The latest In Tune podcast features Joyce DiDonato, Jools Holland and Sarah Connolly.
"28.11.2016 14:07:38" bbc.co.uk River of Music: 12 hours of music, no talking A non-stop sequence of music to celebrate Radio 3's 70th anniversary. Just one day left to listen. Download or stream all 12 hours of River of Music now.
"28.11.2016 13:15:53" bbc.co.uk “You miss being in there” Beats behind bars, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 "When I was in this environment it was quite raw, but it really made you rethink everything." Composer Mark-Anthony Turnage describes his experience of making music with inmates in British prisons.
"28.11.2016 10:03:54" bbc.co.uk The broadcast premiere of the Rape of Lucretia Thrust into the depraved world of Ancient Rome.
"27.11.2016 22:31:05" bbc.co.uk Listen again to Pass the Baton! online for 30 days A celebration of the BBC orchestras and choirs to celebrate Radio 3's 70th anniversary. That's all from Pass the Baton! Thanks to the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Singers, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Philharmonic for the music.
"27.11.2016 22:10:48" BBC Philharmonic We've loved #PassTheBaton on BBC Radio 3 today! Thank you to our fellow BBC orchestras and choirs for all the wonderful music - we're currently bringing the day to a close on air...
"27.11.2016 21:13:40" BBC Philharmonic We are LIVE from MediaCityUK at 8.30pm this evening on BBC Radio 3
"27.11.2016 20:31:05" bbc.co.uk Pass the Baton! Meet the musicians Sprinting into the last lap of Pass the Baton, it's the BBC Philharmonic - an orchestra with firm roots in the north.
"27.11.2016 18:36:10" bbc.co.uk Pass the Baton! The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Sir Andrew Davis conducts a live Proms performance of Anthony Payne's Of Land, Sea & Sky The penultimate ensemble to take to the airwaves for Pass the Baton is the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Here they are in a live performance from the 2016 BBC Proms.
"27.11.2016 18:31:24" bbc.co.uk Pass the Baton! The BBC Concert Orchestra Two dances from Peter Warlock's Capriol Suite, recorded live on tour in Florida. Here's a little something the BBC Concert Orchestra prepared earlier...
"27.11.2016 17:21:12" bbc.co.uk Listen: the BBC Concert Orchestra plays Richard Rodney Bennett A celebration of BBC orchestras and choirs continues. "You can't assess the height of a tree until it has fallen." BBC Concert Orchestra conductor Scott Dunn remembers Richard Rodney Bennett during a celebration of his work on Pass The Baton.
"27.11.2016 16:59:56" BBC Concert Orchestra Meet the musicians involved in today's Pass the Baton celebrations on BBC Radio 3!
Did you know that the BBC Concert Orchestra are behind the soundtracks for 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen' and 'Lady in the Van'?
"27.11.2016 15:17:58" BBC Philharmonic We're with our musicians Roisin Ni Dhuill and Simon Gilks talking chamber music...
"27.11.2016 15:15:37" BBC Philharmonic Join us live at 3.15pm today to meet some of our musicians and find out more about their other musical ventures outside the orchestra.
"27.11.2016 14:49:35" BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Here's hoping your Sunday is as relaxed as our bassonist from 1936... Old school cool from the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra on Pass the Baton...
"27.11.2016 14:30:04" bbc.co.uk Pekka Kuusisto's hilarious Proms encore The first violinist ended up playing a starring role... The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra were behind one of the funniest concert encores we've ever seen.
"27.11.2016 13:06:16" bbc.co.uk Pass the Baton! The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Donald Runnicles conducts a live performance of Berlioz's Overture to Beatrice & Benedict The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra are up next in the race through the airwaves!
"27.11.2016 12:59:42" BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Today is #PassTheBaton day on BBC Radio3, celebrating the contribution by the BBC's orchestras and choirs to 70 years of R3 and the Third programme. Here we are with our founder Ian Whyte in the mid
"27.11.2016 11:07:09" bbc.co.uk Pass the Baton! The BBC Singers A live performance of Love Bade Me Welcome by Judith Weir. All warmed up: the BBC Singers are the next ensemble to take up the baton in our day-long celebration of the BBC Orchestras and Choirs.
"27.11.2016 10:53:12" BBC Singers Did you know? At 92, we're the oldest BBC Performing Group sibling. Find out more about us and BBC Radio 3's #PassTheBaton day celebrating the BBC ensembles' incredible contribution to UK cultural life
"27.11.2016 09:01:14" bbc.co.uk Follow #PassTheBaton on air and online with Radio 3 A day-long takeover by the BBC's Orchestras and Choirs. Croeso! First off the blocks for today's Pass the Baton! celebrations is the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and BBC National Chorus of Wales.
"27.11.2016 06:04:58" bbc.co.uk Pass the Baton! Celebrating the BBC Orchestras and Choirs They'll be racing through the Radio 3 airwaves from 9am to 10.30pm. Today we've handed over the reins to our wonderful BBC Orchestras and Choirs! Starting at 9am, they'll take over the airwaves for two hours apiece before passing the baton on to the next ensemble.
Listen live from 9am or online for 30 days.
"26.11.2016 21:31:09" bbc.co.uk The Late Junction Mixtape Alex Neilson of Trembling Bells ranges far and wide in his mix ... Trembling Bells! It's Alex Neilson's weird and wonderful Late Junction Mixtape ...
"26.11.2016 17:00:01" bbc.co.uk Bobby Wellins tribute, Geoffrey Smith's Jazz - BBC Radio 3 Geoffrey Smith celebrates the distinguished career of the late saxophonist Bobby Wellins. Geoffrey Smith's Jazz bids a sad farewell to a much-loved star of the British jazz scene
"26.11.2016 16:05:03" bbc.co.uk Nine surprising facts about rain How many words can you think of for rain? The Scots have over 100...
"26.11.2016 15:17:11" bbc.co.uk Cecil Day Lewis translates Vergil's Aeneid One of the founding texts of western literature.
"26.11.2016 14:42:19" bbc.co.uk River of Music: 12 hours of glorious music with no talking A non-stop sequence of 70 works - with some REALLY juicy segues. Spend the weekend splashing about in this. Just a few more days to listen.
"26.11.2016 13:05:00" bbc.co.uk Record Review Podcast - Building a Library An edited version of a survey of recordings Barbara Strozzi Dr Hannah French surveys recordings of the exquisite music of seventeenth-century Venetian Barbara Strozzi on Record Review. Strozzi was one of the most important composers of Italian cantatas in that era and published over a hundred vocal works during
"26.11.2016 13:01:40" Timeline Photos Sad news: Deep Listening pioneer Pauline Oliveros has died, aged 84.
"26.11.2016 10:47:09" bbc.co.uk Video: Dancers take on Haydn's Creation Rambert's dance staging of Joseph Haydn's The Creation, available to watch in full. What other large-scale classical works could work well with a dance interpretation?
"26.11.2016 08:41:13" bbc.co.uk And eight other bonkers Victorian reasons for growing a beard “A long beard contributes greatly to health… it preserves the teeth a long time from rotting, and strengthens the gums.”
"26.11.2016 06:04:49" bbc.co.uk The rain mixtape Sounds of rainfall with music inspired by the natural world in a seamless, relaxing mix Is that applause? Or thunder?
"25.11.2016 13:30:02" bbc.co.uk Alex Neilson's Late Junction Mixtape Psych-folk stalwart Alex Neilson presents an unbroken mix of music. Psych folk FTW.
"25.11.2016 12:15:07" bbc.co.uk Watch: Brooklyn Rider and Anne Sofie von Otter cover Kate Bush's Pi Kate Bush given the Anne Sofie von Otter treatment. Gorgeous.
"25.11.2016 10:38:47" bbc.co.uk Why do we need music? Fiona Maddocks speaks to Sara Mohr-Pietsch on Music Matters, Radio 3 "I've now got a lot of music in my head, fortunately" - Critic Fiona Maddocks tries to imagine life without music.
"25.11.2016 07:47:22" bbc.co.uk Solzhenitsyn's savage denunciation of the West's "moral feebleness" The vacuity of popular culture.
The loss of courage and vitality among politicians, journalists and intellectuals...
"25.11.2016 06:51:09" bbc.co.uk Meet the musicians taking over Radio 3 this Sunday for Pass the Baton A fantastic day of live music-making from the BBC Orchestras and Choirs. This weekend we're handing over the schedule to our wonderful BBC Orchestras and Choirs. Have you met?
"24.11.2016 19:07:22" bbc.co.uk A sweeping panorama of America in the Atomic Age “They'd harnessed the power of the doggone sun…”
"24.11.2016 18:00:01" bbc.co.uk BBC Shows and Tours - Shows - Hear and Now: Florian Hecker's Inspection - Maida Vale Project A special live edition of BBC Radio 3's Hear… Composer and artist Florian Hecker comes to Maida Vale next month to create a new electronic piece using vintage BBC Radiophonic Workshop equipment - join us!
"24.11.2016 16:45:21" bbc.co.uk A melancholic Sicilienne for solo cello Guy Johnston performs the ninth of Matthew Kaner's weekly compositions for Radio 3. For his latest work, our Composer in 3 completely retuned a cello. What do you make of it?
"24.11.2016 16:44:01" bbc.co.uk A comprehensive exploration of Japanese culture It's 1991 - Radio 3 is retuning your ears to the sounds of the East with its Japan season.
"24.11.2016 13:00:00" bbc.co.uk Bristol - Rhain, Tom OC Wilson Band, Asda, Exposure - BBC Radio 3 Verity Sharp hosts a gig from Bristol with Rhain, Asda and Tom OC Wilson Band. Exposure heads to The Cube in Bristol with sets from ASDA (Vessel & Manonmars of Young Echo), Tom O.C Wilson and RHAIN
"24.11.2016 12:05:21" bbc.co.uk Citizens of Cornwall: In Tune needs you! Join the the audience at Goonhilly Earth Station on 7 December.
"24.11.2016 11:39:56" bbc.co.uk Dive into Radio 3's River of Music No talking, just glorious music. Just five more days to stream and download our 12-hour, uninterrupted River of Music.
"24.11.2016 10:57:40" Take flight with Hans Zimmer's score for Planet Earth II Attention. We have a Planet Earth II situation that requires headphones and full screen. This is not a drill.
"24.11.2016 08:19:56" bbc.co.uk Opera behind bars International opera star Joyce DiDonato took Handel into Sing Sing correctional facility. "I've never sung for a more grateful audience. I've never felt more useful as a performer." Joyce DiDonato
"23.11.2016 23:06:22" bbc.co.uk Radio 3's Free Thinking Novelist Zadie Smith talks dance, depicting teenage friendships and cultural differences between the US and UK.
"23.11.2016 21:55:31" bbc.co.uk On first encounters with Beethoven's Piano Sonata No.32 Op.111. Jonathan Biss muses on how to play Beethoven's late sonatas.
"23.11.2016 21:27:38" bbc.co.uk Uncovering the erotic undertones in Gaelic song, New Generation Thinkers, Sunday Feature - BBC Radio 3 Folk singer Anne Martin on the lusty double entendre in the song The Noble Young Man Is this song about winding clocks or something altogether more...fun...
"23.11.2016 21:04:20" bbc.co.uk Miles Plugs In on BBC Music Jazz Craig Charles explores the music that Miles Davis produced in his Electric Era. At the time the music from Miles Davis's electric period was poorly received. It included the albums 'Bitches Brew' and 'On The Corner'. Were the critics right?
"23.11.2016 20:37:37" bbc.co.uk Ten brand new poems by contemporary poets Explore our collection of brand new poems commissioned specially for Radio 3's 70th anniversary: http://bbc.in/2gB5uC6
"23.11.2016 18:36:09" bbc.co.uk Arriving in the UK when racism was fierce Photographer Charlie Phillips remembers arriving in England in 1956.
"23.11.2016 18:00:01" bbc.co.uk Episode 1, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2016, Hear and Now - BBC Radio 3 Live from the 2016 Huddersfield Festival, music by Haas: The Hyena; String Quartet No 10. Two premieres by one of Europe's most innovative composers Georg Friedrich Haas from the HCMF - Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival last weekend
"23.11.2016 17:22:35" bbc.co.uk Refugee Rekan Ibrahimi recorded for the Calais Sessions Inside 'The Calais Sessions' - an album of music recorded in a makeshift studio within the Calais migrant camp.
"23.11.2016 16:22:59" bbc.co.uk Mastering Beethoven's late sonatas Music Matters, BBC Radio 3 When Jonathan Biss first heard Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 32, it took his breathe away. 23 years on, he tells us why he's still grappling with this masterpiece.
"23.11.2016 15:52:00" bbc.co.uk Prelude... Musing on what beginnings might be found when everything has ended...
"23.11.2016 13:00:48" bbc.co.uk Archive recordings by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy Getting poetry to be part of our national discourse since 1955.
"23.11.2016 12:59:15" bbc.co.uk Listen to Jools Holland perform his Grand Hotel Boogie Woogie Stop what you're doing.
"23.11.2016 12:36:10" bbc.co.uk Nine reasons Victorians thought men were better with beards Could these magnificent monsters convince you to give your razor a rest? Do you have a bearded friend who craves the validation of history? Show them this.
"23.11.2016 12:21:59" bbc.co.uk Freddie Hubbard The trumpet king of the 1960s...
"23.11.2016 11:50:47" bbc.co.uk Jazz Now Relive the @LondonJazzFest with highlights of Enrico Rava and Giovanni Guidi
"23.11.2016 10:17:18" bbc.co.uk Georg Friedrich Haas's The Hyena, live at hcmf/ A powerful work narrated by Mollena Lee Williams-Haas that draws on her experience of alcoholism.
"22.11.2016 17:01:39" bbc.co.uk Hans Zimmer on working with David Attenborough Plus: how he scored *that* terrifying snake scene from Episode One... "Planet Earth is maybe the most amazing thing I've ever been involved in."
"22.11.2016 11:58:29" bbc.co.uk The In Tune podcast is hot off the press Download it now, listen whenever. Another zinger of a podcast from In Tune, featuring Thomas Hampson, Hans Zimmer, Ailie Robertson,Oliver Mears and Robert Hollingworth.
"22.11.2016 08:15:07" bbc.co.uk The Birthday Party, Drama on 3 - BBC Radio 3 Franz Kafka meets Donald McGill in Pinter's iconic comedy of menace Drama on 3 presents a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, starring Toby Jones, Henry Goodman, Stephen Rea, Maggie Steed, Peter Wight and Jaime Winstone
"22.11.2016 06:50:29" bbc.co.uk Hans Zimmeron on working with David Attenborough on Planet Earth II Plus how he scored *that* terrifying snake scene from Episode One... "Planet Earth is maybe the most amazing thing I've ever been involved in."
"21.11.2016 20:20:28" bbc.co.uk Listeners' requests from the Barbican Free Stage Alyn Shipton takes Jazz Record requests from the audience of the EFG London Jazz Festival
"21.11.2016 17:52:54" bbc.co.uk Mirrors and Reflections Take refuge and reflect on this splendid curation of words and music.
"21.11.2016 16:25:48" bbc.co.uk Watch: Dancers take on Haydn's Creation Rambert's dance staging of Joseph Haydn's The Creation, available to watch in full. Unmissable. The wit and majesty of Haydn's Creation interpreted by the BBC Singers and a cast of over 50 dancers from Rambert Dance Company.
"21.11.2016 15:52:22" bbc.co.uk Music of the Jungle Music Matters, BBC Radio 3. Kurdish drummer Rekan Ibrahimi recorded for The Calais Sessions album in a makeshift studio set up by cellist Vanessa Lucas-Smith at the Calais migrant camp.
"21.11.2016 15:17:31" bbc.co.uk Alice Sara Ott performs Grieg's March of the Trolls Diddly-um dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum dum-dum! We live in an age of online trolling. So it's nice to hear from some ACTUAL trolls once in a while...
"21.11.2016 14:02:01" bbc.co.uk Lost modernist poet Hope Mirlees Overheard snatches of conversation on the newly-opened Metro.
Ancient Greek jokes.
French double entendres.
The cries of street vendors.
"21.11.2016 12:13:44" bbc.co.uk Maz O Connor and Sam Carter in session with Sweet Liberties British folk music celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta...
"21.11.2016 11:38:10" bbc.co.uk What's on right now on Radio 3? Something wonderful, we expect. Today, 21 November, is No Music Day: an event intended "to draw attention to the cheapening of music as an art form".
We did not receive this memo so will continue broadcasting as usual.
"21.11.2016 11:24:34" bbc.co.uk You've been papped... Photographer Charlie Phillips reflects on a life snapping images of Hendrix, Marley and Elizabeth Taylor...
"21.11.2016 10:18:20" bbc.co.uk A synthesis of old and new Composers Matthew Kaner and Caroline Shaw meet early musician Liam Byrne. Modern composers working with ancient music.
"21.11.2016 05:28:10" bbc.co.uk The Birthday Party, by Harold Pinter A all-star cast assembles for this celebrated comedy of menace.
"20.11.2016 14:59:48" bbc.co.uk Five fantastic medieval beasts and where to find them Free Thinking explores what is means to be human with animal hybrids. You see a naked bird woman admiring herself in a mirror. We see medieval artists trying to understand what it means to be human.
"20.11.2016 11:44:19" bbc.co.uk Alice Oswald: Rain Inspired by dramatic flooding in Romford, Essex. A dramatic new work, recorded using bianural technology.
"20.11.2016 08:04:14" bbc.co.uk The Birthday Party, Drama on 3 - BBC Radio 3 Toby Jones stars in Harold Pinter's, The Birthday Party. Franz Kafka meets Donald McGill in Pinter's iconic comedy of menace, a new all star production for BBC Radio 3, tonight at 21.00.
"19.11.2016 16:44:37" bbc.co.uk Pekka Kuusisto's hilarious Proms encore The violinist had the audience on their feet with a spirited Finnish folksong. We will never, ever get bored of this.
"19.11.2016 13:45:00" bbc.co.uk Record Review Podcast - Bach's Lutheran Masses. An edited version of the regular Building a Library slot. On this week's Building a library, Jonathan Freeman-Attwood surveys recordings of Lutheran Masses by JS Bach and recommends a version. Listen and subscribe to the Record Review podcast
"19.11.2016 11:07:21" Timeline Photos On this day, 19 November 1963, Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn pose during rehearsal for the first episode of a new BBC TV show called 'Gala Performance', introduced by Richard Attenborough. They danced pas de deux from Khachaturyan's 'Gayaneh' and from
"19.11.2016 10:51:24" bbc.co.uk Composer in 3: Reframe Matthew Kaner takes inspiration from the music of Hildegaard von Bingen. Plainsong, remixed.
"18.11.2016 19:34:50" Timeline Photos Roland Kirk was an awkward, eccentric, brilliant jazz musician - a virtuoso on half a dozen different instruments (sometimes at the same time). This picture's from a session for a BBC TV documentary about him, from this day in 1963.)
"18.11.2016 19:06:39" bbc.co.uk Nine surprising facts about rain The sound of rainfall isn't always a bad thing... The most effective way of staying dry in a downpour is to:
a) be thin, and
b) run fast
"18.11.2016 17:05:30" bbc.co.uk Improvisation “A combination of tricks you've worked out in advance and inspiration that comes to you on the way…”
"18.11.2016 16:47:48" BBC Singers We took on the #MannequinChallenge earlier, BBC Singers-style!
"18.11.2016 15:55:18" bbc.co.uk The rain mixtape from Radio 3 Rainfall and music inspired by the natural world in a seamless, relaxing mix. There's something incredibly evocative about the sound of falling rain. Headphones recommended.
"18.11.2016 12:31:51" bbc.co.uk How to write the ultimate cover version Lessons from Mozart, Handel, Whitney... and the John Lewis Christmas ad.
"18.11.2016 12:08:49" bbc.co.uk Maida Vale Late Junction Selfie Friday treats - watch the making of Late Junction with James Yorkston, Angharad Davies, and Tom Arthurs...
"18.11.2016 11:14:49" bbc.co.uk Minister Nick Gibb and music teacher Michele Lomas comment on the state of music education On the The Today Programme - the Government announces £300m investment in music teaching for England's schools.
"18.11.2016 11:14:42" bbc.co.uk Citizens of Cornwall – your In Tune needs you! Be part of the audience at the Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd - satellite and space communications with Will Gregory Moog Ensemble and the BBC Concert Orchestra this 7th December.
"18.11.2016 10:52:06" bbc.co.uk Late Junction Sessions Angharad Davies, Tom Arthurs and James Yorkston in session for Late Junction An Englishman, a Scottish man and a Welsh woman walk into Maida Vale ...
"17.11.2016 17:45:43" bbc.co.uk A jazz take on the busy streets of New York Joey Alexander performs his own composition City Lights. Hard to believe he's only 13...
"17.11.2016 11:52:46" bbc.co.uk Jo Shapcott recites her poem Electroplating the Baby. . **No children were harmed in the making of this poem**
"16.11.2016 21:10:20" bbc.co.uk Geoffrey Smith's Jazz - Geoffrey Smith celebrating the stars of this year's Festival A Smorgasbord of talent from the EFG London Jazz Festival incl. Tim Garland, Brad Mehldau and Madeleine Peyroux on #GSJ: http://bbc.in/2ggPwgg
"16.11.2016 19:14:43" bbc.co.uk Fly across the Alps with Hans Zimmer's score for Planet Earth II Jaw-dropping helicopter footage from the cult David Attenborough show. Attention. This is a situation that calls for headphones and full-screen.
"16.11.2016 18:39:36" Photos from BBC Radio 3's post Jazz Line-Up were honoured to witness rehearsals today for a very exciting project featuring some of the best young jazz players from across Europe led by Musical Director Tommy Smith. You'll be able to hear their performance next month on #JazzLineUp
"16.11.2016 18:12:43" bbc.co.uk River of Music A sequence of 70 pieces of music, in celebration of Radio 3's 70th anniversary. There are 13 days left to let our 12-hour, non-stop River of Music wash over your earholes. If you really wanted, that's another 26 listens.
"16.11.2016 17:14:51" bbc.co.uk Ian McMillan builds a historic collection of 70 remarkable poets reading their own poems. Radio 3: Three Score and Ten What did they really sound like?
"16.11.2016 16:42:30" bbc.co.uk Choral Evensong from Bristol Cathedral A moment of midweek calm. Choral Evensong comes this week from Bristol.
"16.11.2016 15:08:26" bbc.co.uk This Nina Simone-inspired "hymn" will have you dancing in the aisles Time to get happy! Schola Cantorum sing I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free. The English choral tradition goes gospel.
"16.11.2016 14:35:02" bbc.co.uk The Late Junction Mixtape Pianist and producer Robert Glasper has compiled an exclusive 30-minute mix. Grammy Award winning jazz pianist Robert Glasper in the mix ...
"16.11.2016 12:04:58" bbc.co.uk What human-animal hybrids tell us about the human condition Fantastic Medieval beasts and where to find them...
"16.11.2016 08:06:54" trib.al All That Fall It's January 1957. Auntie has persuaded Samuel Beckett to write the most important piece of radio drama for years...
"15.11.2016 22:35:36" bbc.co.uk John Agard reads his work Pan Recipe “First rape a people, simmer for centuries…”
"15.11.2016 18:43:08" bbc.co.uk Fiona Talkington and the very first broadcast of Late Junction From plainchant to postmodern...
"15.11.2016 18:19:12" bbc.co.uk How Sweet the Moonlight A beautiful song about the moon...
"15.11.2016 17:58:07" trib.al Interviewed live on The Arts This Week, March 1970 Media historian Prof. David Hendy looks at significant moments in Radio 3's history. Nudging the conversation from aesthetics to politics - Ken Loach gives a lucid account of his film Kes.
"15.11.2016 16:00:27" bbc.co.uk Opera director Barrie Kosky takes on his critics Outspoken opera director Barrie Kosky talks to Tom Service "If you don't want to be surprised, and enlightened, and taken somewhere else with a piece that you know, then stay at home"
"15.11.2016 12:42:39" bbc.co.uk Warren Wolf on the vibraphone as part of the SFJAZZ Collective What does SF Jazz's take on Michael Jackson look (and sound) like?
"15.11.2016 10:30:40" trib.al Soumik Datta (sarod) and Roopa Panesar (sitar) Celebrating Radio 3's pedigree in Indian classical music - come and join us at the Peepul Enterprise tonight.
"15.11.2016 06:09:17" bbc.co.uk The ultimate cover versions Seven lessons from music history, from Baroque to pop. Did you know that the song from the new John Lewis ad has its roots in a Tchaikovsky Christmas classic?
"14.11.2016 20:21:08" bbc.co.uk Words and Music Remembering those who died in war over the last century.
"14.11.2016 19:45:22" bbc.co.uk Improvisation “A combination of tricks you've worked out in advance and inspiration that comes to you on the way…”
"14.11.2016 17:50:56" bbc.co.uk New music inspired by Hildegard von Bingen This week our Composer in 3 takes inspiration from a 12th-century composer and visionary. "Hildegard's melodies are so stunning that it seemed more appropriate simply to leave them intact and construct a piece around them."
"14.11.2016 15:39:18" bbc.co.uk How will the arts respond to Trump? Music Matters, BBC Radio 3 "To my knowledge he's never contributed a dime to a cultural institution” - critic John Rockwell on what a Trump presidency might mean for US culture.
"14.11.2016 15:01:19" bbc.co.uk Jacob Collier's stunning tribute to Leonard Cohen The jazz singer performs Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah live on Radio 3's In Tune "I've heard there was a secret chord..."
"14.11.2016 15:00:00" bbc.co.uk Wigmore Hall Mondays: Cuarteto Quiroga and Javier Perianes, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert From Wigmore Hall in London, Javier Perianes and Cuarteto Quiroga perform piano quintets by Granados and Brahms
"14.11.2016 04:01:58" bbc.co.uk Soul Music: Strange Fruit on BBC Music Jazz Soul Music hears from those who lost relatives to the lynch mobs of the American South. "Southern trees bear a strange fruit, blood on the leaves and blood at the root..."
"13.11.2016 13:57:32" bbc.co.uk Passing into Legend: Schubert's Swansong Donald Macleod explores Schubert's very last works and his musical legacy. Schubert died at the tragically young age of 31. Yet the last year of his life was so packed that it takes up an entire week of Composer of the Week.
"13.11.2016 13:56:53" BBC Music Check out the BBC Music 50 Greatest Jazz Albums playlist for #BBCMusicJazz
"13.11.2016 13:39:32" BBC Music Keith Jarrett selects the pick of his recordings, from solo concerts to his standards trio, by way of his European quartet, and his early work with Art Blakey and Charles Lloyd.
"13.11.2016 12:50:41" BBC Music It's the King of Cool Chet Baker on #BBCMusicJazz
"13.11.2016 12:33:02" bbc.co.uk Uncovering the erotic undertones in Gaelic song, New Generation Thinkers, Sunday Feature - BBC Radio 3 Folk singer Anne Martin on the lusty double entendre in the song The Noble Young Man Single woman seeks Gaelic speaking man with GSOH and an appreciation of innuendo
"13.11.2016 12:29:10" BBC Music Mary Anne Hobbs is joined by Donny McCaslin, the man who worked with David Bowie on Blackstar.
"13.11.2016 11:51:58" bbc.co.uk Choral Evensong from Ely Cathedral A moment of calm.
"13.11.2016 11:30:31" bbc.co.uk James Jolly - Remembrance Sunday, Sunday Morning - BBC Radio 3 James Jolly marks Remembrance Sunday with works by Finzi, Coles and Holst. Three hours of beautiful music.
"13.11.2016 10:17:55" bbc.co.uk Geoff Dyer muses on recovering from a stroke and the music that evokes mortality What's it like to have a stroke?
"13.11.2016 09:03:36" bbc.co.uk Why does music move us so deeply? Watch The Listening Service animation. Pure distilled emotion.
"13.11.2016 02:15:03" bbc.co.uk BBC Music Introducing: Nérija on BBC Music Jazz Jez Nelson champions Nérija. Young. British. Jazz. That's the brilliant NÉRIJA.
"13.11.2016 00:42:54" bbc.co.uk The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Jazz Go from a jazz beginner to a jazz winner in just twelve tracks! Be a jazz winner not a beginner. #BBCMusicJazz
"12.11.2016 21:34:19" bbc.co.uk Mozart's Cosi fan tutte Fidelity.
The true nature of love.
Immerse yourself in the Royal Opera House's performance of Cosi Fan Tutte!
"12.11.2016 18:00:02" bbc.co.uk Episode 1, Donaueschingen New Music Festival 2016, Hear and Now - BBC Radio 3 Highlights from the Donaueschingen Festival 2016, including a work by James Dillon. "Every note is entirely new."
Tom Service visits the fount of the avant-garde, Donaueschingen New Music Festival
"12.11.2016 17:55:04" trib.al Treat yourself to Jazz Line-Up Celebrating the legendary vocalist Tony Bennett in his 90th birthday year!
"12.11.2016 16:25:19" bbc.co.uk First Contact Music for making first contact with aliens
"12.11.2016 13:43:00" bbc.co.uk The rites and rhythms of Indian Classical Music Ragas, rhythm and rendering improvisation - Aneesh Pradhan guides Tom Service through Indian Classical Music.
"12.11.2016 11:10:16" bbc.co.uk 2016 EFG London Jazz Festival Saturday.
Soho's Pizza Express Jazz Club.
Sit down & listen to this.
"12.11.2016 10:45:01" bbc.co.uk Record Review Podcast - Building a Library Mark Lowther makes a recommendation from the available recordings of Vaughan Williams's London Symphony This week in Building a Library, Mark Lowther compares recordings of Vaughan Williams's London Symphony. Click here to listen and subscribe to the Record Review podcast
"11.11.2016 19:51:09" bbc.co.uk Jacob Collier's stunning tribute to Leonard Cohen Jazz singer Jacob Collier performs Hallelujah live on Radio 3's In Tune "I heard there was a secret chord."
"11.11.2016 16:15:12" bbc.co.uk Guy Barker conducts Jazz Voice, the 2016 EFG London Jazz Festival Rehearsals going down in readiness for tonight's EFG London Jazz Festival opening concert.
"11.11.2016 15:59:58" bbc.co.uk Rachael Allen reads her Three Score and Ten commission "...arguing for a moratorium on meat of the kind splayed out on the table..."
"11.11.2016 14:20:41" bbc.co.uk Trumpeter Laura Jurd talks jazz and gender stereotypes on Late Junction What's it like being a female bandleader in a male-dominated scene?
"11.11.2016 12:03:28" bbc.co.uk Citizens of Cornwall – your In Tune needs you! Be part of the audience at the Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd - satellite and space communications with Will Gregory Moog Ensemble and the BBC Concert Orchestra this 7th December.
"11.11.2016 11:42:56" bbc.co.uk The Gesualdo Legacy Murder, mystery, extreme chromaticisms, harmonic disquiet, and 450 of years of Carlo Gesualdo's music!
"11.11.2016 11:20:22" bbc.co.uk Explore this amazing collection of these craftsmen and women of the written word Remarkable archive recordings of poets reading their own work
"11.11.2016 09:51:52" bbc.co.uk A comprehensive introduction to the newly restored organ at King's College Cambridge Concert organist Thomas Trotter demos its new features and sounds. Organ nerds (we know you're out there): this one's for you.
"11.11.2016 07:46:51" BBC Radio 4 Leonard Cohen has died, aged 82. Sad news from Los Angeles.
"10.11.2016 17:57:28" bbc.co.uk Radio 3 broadcasts from behind the Iron Curtain It's November 1986.
"10.11.2016 14:53:09" bbc.co.uk What killed Franz Schubert? Syphilis? Mercury poisoning? Typhoid fever? Alcoholism?
"10.11.2016 13:09:05" bbc.co.uk Listen to Matthew Kaner's new piece, Echoes in the Stillness Our Composer in 3's seventh weekly composition was inspired by the music of Swiss composer Jurg Frey. "There's quite a lot of silence in the music. It's very spacious."
"10.11.2016 12:19:48" bbc.co.uk Why does music move us so deeply? Watch The Listening Service animation. How music sounds us out, reflects us and gives us the shivers.
"10.11.2016 11:59:31" trib.al Inua Ellams with poetry inspired by Fela Kuti "In the solo, the mouth of the saxophone is still wet with the player's spit.."
"10.11.2016 11:37:15" trib.al Radio 3 relays a concert from deep behind the Iron Curtain Media historian Prof. David Hendy looks at significant moments in Radio 3's history. It's November 1986.
"10.11.2016 11:16:01" trib.al Soumik Datta (sarod) and Roopa Panesar (sitar) Celebrating the Third Programme's pedigree in Indian classical music - join us at the Peepul Centre on 15th November for a special episode of Radio 3 in Concert.
"10.11.2016 10:55:40" bbc.co.uk Black British History Does Black British history begin at the point Aldwyn Roberts (aka Lord Kitchener) landed at Tilbury docks in 1948?
"10.11.2016 10:48:15" BBC Music We're kicking off 4 days of a non-stop jazz party with Jazz FM. Tune in to BBC Music Jazz online and on digital radio. From 10am Thursday... Hey hep cats, tune in. On air now!
"10.11.2016 10:34:53" bbc.co.uk Thomas Trotter plays the Poulenc Organ Concerto: it begs you to listen... King's College organ. It's back. And it's even better...
"10.11.2016 05:17:20" bbc.co.uk Watch: Radio 3's River of Music in 60 seconds Listen in full throughout November via the Radio 3 website & on iPlayer Radio. Just 60 seconds doesn't really do it justice. Luckily, all 12 hours of River of Music are available to stream and download for another three weeks!
"09.11.2016 20:50:19" Timeline Photos This evening's moment of calm comes courtesy of the choir of Ely Cathedral. We love the personalities on display in this photo! Listen now: http://bbc.in/2fDOnet
"09.11.2016 20:02:07" bbc.co.uk Franz Schubert: Dona Nobis Pacem Donald Macleod explores Schubert's final mass setting and his interest in Paganini. Despite being plagued by both syphilis and alcoholism, the 31-year-old Schubert created more extraordinary music in his final year of life than most do in a lifetime.
"09.11.2016 19:35:36" bbc.co.uk View the boundary breaking work of artist Thérèse Oulton. Thérèse Oulton muses on the physicality of music and painting, and the pleasure of listening to live music
"09.11.2016 17:28:43" bbc.co.uk Mighty music and words by Art Malik and Frances Barber "Hell and night must bring this monstrous birth to the world's light..."
Treason and plot from Milton's Paradise Lost to Macbeth and Othello.
"09.11.2016 16:49:01" Gwilym Simcock performing live on Monday's In Tune in advance of his concert at the London Jazz Festival on Friday… Photos from BBC Radio 3's post Radio 3 Big Chamber Weekend: 19 & 20 November 2016
The Venue at Leeds College of Music plays host to our second Big Chamber Weekend, featuring 4 concerts from New Generation Artists Peter Moore (trombone), Annalien van Weuwe (clarinet), Kathryn Rudge
"09.11.2016 16:40:30" bbc.co.uk This Nina Simone-inspired "hymn" will have you dancing in the aisles Schola Cantorum and Roderick Williams have officially rescued Monday. Time to get happy.
"09.11.2016 15:27:00" bbc.co.uk Planet Earth II: The Making of the Soundtrack Listen to the full playlist now on BBC Music. Hans Zimmer's influences for the new soundtrack include Sigur Rós, Imogen Heap, Kodály and Mahler.
"09.11.2016 15:05:08" bbc.co.uk Artist Thérèse Oulton muses on working as a waitress in Ronnie Scott's "Dizzy Gillespie took such interest in my artwork.."
"09.11.2016 14:44:19" trib.al The soundscape of Madagascar Travelling in search of singing and music rarely heard in the West...
"09.11.2016 11:31:27" bbc.co.uk River of Music - stream and download it now Radio 3 curates a non-stop sequence of music, with 70 works in total. 12 hours of glorious music. No talking. Serenity guaranteed.
"09.11.2016 08:01:38" bbc.co.uk Five books that could change your life From To Kill A Mockingbird to the Autobiography of Malcolm X. “Whoever said 'little girls should be seen and not heard' obviously hadn't read To Kill a Mockingbird”: Pauline Black from The Selecter on why she's been singing her heart out like Harper Lee's songbird.
"08.11.2016 18:01:55" We're live from BBC Maida Vale studios for a special edition of In Tune celebrating the best of black British talent in classical and jazz.
Watch members of the Julian Joseph All Star Big Band, baritone Peter Brathwaite accompanied by Nigel Foster and
"08.11.2016 15:18:50" bbc.co.uk The Listening Service: The Art of the Cover Version From pop to Baroque: Parton/Houston to Bach/Gounod. Some of these you'll recognise, some you won't - and some, we dare say, you won't even have realised were covers in the first place...
"08.11.2016 12:14:37" bbc.co.uk Laura Jurd and Dinosaur Soweto Kinch introduces a set from Cooper Hall in Frome. Miles Davis meets Punk: New Generation Artist Laura Jurd plays up a storm with Dinosaur on Jazz Now.
"08.11.2016 06:37:05" bbc.co.uk Radio 3 In Concert: Beethoven Piano Sonatas Igor Levit plays Beethoven live from Wigmore Hall. Agitated, playful, hilarious, dark and passionate.
"07.11.2016 20:56:03" bbc.co.uk Check out this pop-up, four-day, digital-only, AWESOME jazz station from BBC Music Here's how to listen to BBC Music Jazz. Starting this Thursday.
"07.11.2016 18:47:03" bbc.co.uk Schubert's Swansong | Composer of the Week The 31-year-old Schubert was a blur of productivity in the final year of his life. Think you're organised? We bet you couldn't achieve as much as Schubert did in a single year...
"07.11.2016 16:46:39" bbc.co.uk River of Music - stream or download the mixtapes now 12 hours of killer music curated by Radio 3's experts, with no talking. Diverse, delightful and packed with deliciously juicy segues. Allegri into Stravinsky, anyone?
"07.11.2016 15:37:26" BBC Gloucestershire There's a very special service happening at Gloucester Cathedral tonight. Girl choristers are to sing evensong at Gloucester Cathedral tonight - for the first time in the cathedral choir's 457-year history.
"07.11.2016 15:27:09" bbc.co.uk The Judgement of Solomon, Sound of Cinema - BBC Radio 3 Matthew Sweet introduces film music on the theme of parent/child relationships. A soundtrack for parenthood, as depicted on the big screen http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b081sxgt
"07.11.2016 15:12:31" bbc.co.uk Wigmore Hall Mondays: Marie-Elisabeth Hecker and Martin Helmchen, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert From Wigmore Hall, Marie-Elisabeth Hecker and Martin Helmchen play cello works by Bach and Brahms
"07.11.2016 14:53:41" Sound and Music Excited to reveal the time and dates for Cut & Splice 2017! Join us at Hallé St Peter's in March for two nights of sonic experimentation curated by Distractfold Ensemble. http://bit.ly/2f9jcL1 In partnership with BBC Radio 3 And then came Cut and Splice!
"07.11.2016 14:46:17" bbc.co.uk Matthew Herbert: Sound Pioneer The composer-producer on sound, composition, and why he destroyed a string quartet for Radio 3. A radical composer, radically reworked. Matthew Herbert's Beethoven-based Requiem received its broadcast premiere on Radio 3 this weekend.
"07.11.2016 14:37:34" bbc.co.uk 'Not purely self-indulgence...', Saturday Classics - BBC Radio 3 Simon Heffer chooses music by Ravel - much of which has a 'ravishing quality'. Simon Heffer's choice of gorgeous music from Ravel
"07.11.2016 12:40:18" bbc.co.uk Two modern folk numbers by John Spiers: Jiggery Pokerwork and Abingdon Sunset Live squeeze box action in the Radio 3 studios. The pulse in these melodeon tunes is like a heartbeat. You'll want to dance.
"07.11.2016 08:14:08" bbc.co.uk King Charles III, Drama on 3 Mike Bartlett's Olivier Award winning play. After a lifetime of waiting, Charles ascends the throne. Mike Bartlett's award winning 'future history play' is our Drama on 3.
"06.11.2016 18:03:24" bbc.co.uk Words and music on the theme of... Gunpowder, treason & plot.
"06.11.2016 12:31:00" How The Stars and Stripes became an emotional symbol of a nation Why do Americans love their flag?
"06.11.2016 12:05:13" bbc.co.uk Janáček's Jenufa at the Vienna Opera Protecting a family's honour - a story of infanticide and redemption in the Wiener Staatsoper performance of Janáček's Jenufa. http://bbc.in/2eifhaA
"06.11.2016 08:51:40" bbc.co.uk Revealed: Donald Trump's thoughts on music The BBC Music team trawled Trump's books for clues as to his musical preferences. What they found may surprise you... "In my organisation, I set a rapid pace, which is called allegro in symphonic circles."
"05.11.2016 22:35:48" trib.al Matthew Herbert - Requiem How do you deconstruct the instruments of a string ensemble while they play Beethoven?
"05.11.2016 16:22:01" bbc.co.uk City of Music, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 Tom Service presents an edition from Vienna with music historian David Wyn Jones. A journey through Europe's musical heartland - home to Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert and the Strausses
"05.11.2016 15:11:54" ssl.bbc.co.uk Radio 3 delivered to your inbox Radio 3 delivered to your inbox? Sign-up to our weekly newsletter and stay across what's hot at the station...
"05.11.2016 11:45:13" bbc.co.uk Felicien David's opera, Herculanum It's 79 AD in Herculaneum, the ancient city neighbouring Pompeii.
An evil pagan queen is wreaking havoc, and Mount Vesuvius is about to erupt...
"05.11.2016 10:35:01" bbc.co.uk Record Review Podcast - Building a Library: Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress This weekend on Record Review, Anna Picard recommends a recording of Stravinsky's operatic morality tale. Listen and subscribe to the podcast here:
"05.11.2016 08:40:12" trib.al Open Ear from St John-at-Hackney Hear the epic Apartment house, Joby Burgess, Juice Vocal Trio & Richard Birkin, all at their very best.
"05.11.2016 05:59:11" bbc.co.uk BBC Music Jazz digital radio giveaway What to do and the T & Cs BBC Music Jazz returns this Thursday and we have 12 digital radios to give away. To enter just text JAZZ to 88 2 91. Texts will be charged at your standard message rate and you have until 23:59 Sunday to enter.
"04.11.2016 19:08:01" bbc.co.uk Highlights from Womex 2016 Santiago de Composetela bound for more highlights from this year's @[WOMEX], including Bixiga 70, Okra Playground, Black String and more...
"04.11.2016 18:01:21" bbc.co.uk Radio 3 in Concert: Apartment House, Juice, Joby Burgess, Richard Birkin. 7.30pm Open your ears...
"04.11.2016 17:59:10" bbc.co.uk We're off to Covent Garden tomorrow evening with #ROHNorma A jilted druid priestess.
A philandering lover who happens to lead Rome's armed forces.
A seductress who should know better.
"04.11.2016 14:42:58" bbc.co.uk Five books that could change your life From To Kill A Mockingbird to the Autobiography of Malcolm X. How many of these have you read?
"04.11.2016 12:34:29" bbc.co.uk Brand Britain!! Walter Scott's Waverley (and other books!) #lovetoread
"04.11.2016 10:51:30" trib.al Martian poetry! Stop what you're doing. Listen to Craig Raine read his "A Martian Sends A Postcard Home".
"03.11.2016 19:06:46" bbc.co.uk A music tribute to Stéphane Grappelli and George Shearing Watch: In Tune, in session with a violin, bass and piano trio. Nostalgia. Toe-tapping rhythms. Mighty piano and violin solos. We love this. You will too.
"03.11.2016 17:10:51" bbc.co.uk From the archive: Mozart's Requiem Choral Evensong marks All Soul's Day. Is this the ultimate Requiem for the dead?
"03.11.2016 14:50:49" bbc.co.uk Ben Anderson - The book that changed me... How "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" led Ben Anderson to become a journalist.
"03.11.2016 13:56:09" bbc.co.uk River of Music: Part 1 Stream or download the first six hour mixtape of music from Sunday's 12-hour marathon. Come on in, the water's lovely.
"03.11.2016 10:36:27" bbc.co.uk How speeches by Eisenhower, Carter and Obama shaped modern US history What survives of presidents, if anything, is their words.
"03.11.2016 07:21:53" bbc.co.uk Mirooo and the evocation of painting in sound “Radio and surrealist art are kindred spirits, brilliantly adapted to exploring the inner mind…”
"02.11.2016 22:30:14" bbc.co.uk Shirley Collins performs Pretty Polly Folk legend Shirley Collins sings for Verity Sharp and Late Junction Shirley Collins sings for the BBC again ...
"02.11.2016 21:14:11" bbc.co.uk A glimpse into the private life of Hilda Tablet “There's fun to be had when cultural high-mindedness slides into pretentiousness…”
"02.11.2016 20:57:12" bbc.co.uk Verity Sharp with Shirley Collins Folk legend Shirley Collins on England's musical tradition "The English have lost it!" - Shirley Collins on folk music ...
"02.11.2016 20:02:12" bbc.co.uk This week's In Tune podcast is a cracker John Rutter, Mark Simpson, Peter Phillips, Danielle de Niese... "When you sing it releases your inner humanity and expresses your soul" - John Rutter. Download the podcast now.
"02.11.2016 18:14:54" bbc.co.uk Iain Crichton Smith reads his poems “We hear the devils hiss among the trees, as Death, longstilted, in his tall black dress sways…” http://bbc.in/2f1ndP8
"02.11.2016 17:49:25" bbc.co.uk River of Music: The Doctor Who theme We salute the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, early pioneers of electronic music. Stop what you're doing and listen to the original Doctor Who theme or WE! WILL! EX! TER! MI! NATE!
"02.11.2016 16:05:49" bbc.co.uk BBC Music read all of Donald Trump's books to find out his thoughts on music ... and here's what they found. He's a Steve Reich fan and takes business tips from the world's finest orchestras.
"02.11.2016 15:40:17" bbc.co.uk The Book that Changed Me Singer Pauline Black discusses Harper Lee's book To Kill a Mockingbird.
"02.11.2016 14:44:55" bbc.co.uk Composer in 3: Concerto for Four Baroque Violins The sixth of Matthew Kaner's weekly compositions for Radio 3 at 70. Inspired by the genius of the Baroque.
"02.11.2016 13:56:05" bbc.co.uk An amazing collection of sounds Canadian composer and sound artist Tim Hecker's Late Junction Mixtape From Pharaoh Sanders to Patrick Swayze! It's Tim Hecker's Late Junction Mixtape ...
"02.11.2016 11:11:19" bbc.co.uk Nick Luscombe with Jonny Trunk, Late Junction - BBC Radio 3 Nick Luscombe with DJ and vinyl collector Jonny Trunk present horror film music. Is it too late to wish you a happy Halloween? Spookiest sounds selected by Jonny Trunk and Nick Luscombe ...
"01.11.2016 18:11:58" bbc.co.uk Bychkov. BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. The Bells. Tolling for thee... "All my life I have taken pleasure in the differing moods and music of gladly chiming and mournfully tolling bells..." (Rachmaninov)
"01.11.2016 17:37:16" bbc.co.uk Author of The Wire, David Simon, describes the book that changed him "How 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Men' changed my work..."
"01.11.2016 16:39:28" bbc.co.uk Building a Library: Brahms' String Sextet No 1 in B flat, Record Review Podcast - BBC Radio 3 Katy Hamilton recommends a recording of Brahms's String Sextet No.1, composed in 1860. Building your library? Katy Hamilton recommends a recording of Brahms's String Sextet No.1, composed in 1860.
"01.11.2016 16:15:21" bbc.co.uk A special programme devoted to saxophonist and composer John Coltrane Celebrating what would have been John Coltrane's 90th birthday. http://bbc.in/2ejyBax
"01.11.2016 14:55:50" bbc.co.uk Tom Service examines the phenomenon of synaesthesia Can you experience sound as colour?
"01.11.2016 12:47:42" bbc.co.uk 'Everybody owns Shakespeare now..." Joan Armatrading reflects on composing music to the Bard's prose.
"01.11.2016 10:47:52" Timeline Photos This really made our day. See what our delighted listener was on about here: http://bbc.in/2eU5Fo3
"01.11.2016 07:05:32" bbc.co.uk John Cage in letters, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 Letters by John Cage, a house inspired by Satie, and Hartmann's 1930s protest opera. "I've met a marvellous composer, Pierre Boulez. His music is the best I've found in Europe and is a pure joy" - John Cage writes home from Paris in 1949.
"31.10.2016 18:45:14" bbc.co.uk Meredith Monk is Composer of the Week A pioneer in extended vocal technique and a composer of vocal and instrumental music - Meredith Monk
"31.10.2016 17:44:29" bbc.co.uk Roddy Williams' Oxford Blues Service A complete jazz setting composed by the celebrated singer and composer. It's Choral Evensong with a difference. An extremely jazzy difference. Do not miss out
"31.10.2016 16:34:53" bbc.co.uk Felicien David's opera, Herculanum It's 79 AD in Herculaneum, the ancient city neighbouring Pompeii.
An evil pagan queen is wreaking havoc, and Mount Vesuvius is about to erupt...
"31.10.2016 14:56:35" bbc.co.uk Clarinettist Arun Ghosh and his band in concert the at 2016 South Coast Jazz Festival Monday are brought to you in association with Arun Ghosh and his performance South Coast Jazz Festival
"31.10.2016 14:36:56" bbc.co.uk Wigmore Hall Mondays - Kelemen String Quartet, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert From Wigmore Hall, London, the Kelemen Quartet perform Schubert, Bartok and Liszt
"31.10.2016 13:40:18" bbc.co.uk Listen to all 12 hours of River of Music online Sarah Walker and Rob Cowan present a non-stop sequence of music, with 70 works in total Yesterday's River of Music may have come to an end, but all 12 hours of music are now available online for 30 days. Who do you know who would love this?
"31.10.2016 12:41:19" bbc.co.uk Classical Chillers - Six classical pieces of music that evoke pure horror Which pieces of classical music send shivers down your spine? We chose six chilling tunes...
"31.10.2016 12:10:19" bbc.co.uk Bartók's Music for strings, percussion and celesta, as featured in The Shining Here's Johnny!
"31.10.2016 12:04:37" bbc.co.uk Witches and Sorcerers - Words and Music to set your spine tingling "Creatures crawl in search of blood, to terrorise your neighbourhood..." http://bbc.in/2eefKh7
"31.10.2016 07:10:17" bbc.co.uk In the woods near Lewes saxophonist Rachel Musson improvised beside a singing nightingale Sax with a nightingale. http://bbc.in/2f4ZVqG
"30.10.2016 21:04:04" bbc.co.uk Watch: Radio 3's River of Music in 60 seconds You can Listen Again to all 12 hours of music via the Radio 3 website for 30 days. That's a wrap, folks! Rob and Sarah have just gone on air, breaking the spell and bringing our 12-hour-long River of Music to an end. Thanks for joining us - we hope you enjoyed River of Music as much as we did!
"30.10.2016 20:54:07" media.giphy.com And because we couldn't think of a more glorious climax for our 12-hour River of Music... it's the majestic "immolation scene" from Wagner's Götterdämmerung: http://bbc.in/2dTRmhv
"30.10.2016 20:25:10" Timeline Photos This next piece by Brahms was chosen for our River of Music by conductor Marin Alsop.
"When I was 13 or 14 I was attending a chamber music camp and heard this recording playing in one of the kids' rooms. I was so captivated by the music that I sat down
"30.10.2016 19:16:07" Timeline Photos 21 August, 1968. Soviet forces had just invaded Prague, and Mstislav Rostropovich and the USSR State Symphony Orchestra were playing the BBC Proms. Rob was there.
"The great Russian orchestra was greeted with cheers and jeers. These wonderful players
"30.10.2016 18:37:10" bbc.co.uk River of Music: Nixon in China John Adams' 1987 opera reimagines the US president's historic meeting with Mao. This excerpt features a military chorus singing "The Three Rules of Discipline" and "Eight Points for Attention".
"30.10.2016 18:02:13" bbc.co.uk War Requiem - BBC A performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem from the Royal Albert Hall. (1964) Now playing on River of Music is Move Him Into The Sun from Britten's War Requiem. It describes a group of soldiers attempting to revive an unconscious comrade by moving him into the warm sunlight. But it's too late.
"30.10.2016 17:15:13" Timeline Photos Rob's been doodling on the fly: here's a little riverside doodle for Schubert's Sonata 21 in B-flat.
"30.10.2016 17:08:09" bbc.co.uk River of Music: Walton's Orb and Sceptre, written for the coronation in 1953 Save the universe as you listen to this majestic classic in full. Although it also lends a certain je ne sais quoi to other tasks, such as ironing, or taking the bins out.
"30.10.2016 16:52:53" Timeline Photos What was it that turned Rob Cowan from period instrument sceptic to enthusiast? It was Trevor Pinnock and The English Concert!
"30.10.2016 16:44:33" Timeline Photos Yikes. Here's Sarah Walker's iPad sketch of the Zygons from Doctor Who!
"30.10.2016 16:42:08" media.giphy.com Stop what you're doing. Turn your volume settings up. Higher.
Now click this link to hear one of the best theme tunes of all time: http://bbc.in/2e7NpZP
"30.10.2016 16:05:03" Timeline Photos Rob remembers the incandescent talent of singer Kathleen Ferrier.
"The intensity of the singing in this simplest of songs, the warmth of the voice, its capacity for expressing pathos, joy and tragedy, all presage the singer's own tragic fate. She died in
"30.10.2016 15:38:10" bbc.co.uk River of Music: Praetorius' Dances from Terpsichore Listen to this rambunctious 1974 recording by the Early Music Consort of London. We like sackbuts and we cannot lie.
"30.10.2016 15:23:10" bbc.co.uk Composer in 3: Matthew Kaner Radio 3 challenged him to write a new piece every week for 70 days. Next up in River of Music is The Calligrapher's Manuscript by our very own Matthew Kaner. The piece playing now was inspired by the intricate designs of a 17th-century calligrapher...
"30.10.2016 15:20:13" bbc.co.uk River of Music: Wynton Marsalis plays Thelonious Listen to the track in full on the Radio 3 website. Now Wynton Marsalis is a musician who constantly crosses the boundary between jazz and classical.
"30.10.2016 15:05:09" bbc.co.uk River of Music: Part 2 We've split the programme in half online to make it easier to download. We're already halfway through our 12-hour River of Music! If you're watching the playlist unfold online, it's time to switch over to part two.
"30.10.2016 14:50:09" bbc.co.uk WATCH: Dame Emma Kirkby brings some exquisite Monteverdi to our River of Music "The still point in the middle of an amazing jamboree." What piece has soprano Emma Kirkby chosen for River of Music?
"30.10.2016 14:37:06" Timeline Photos Here's what Sarah says about composer Judith Weir, whose All the Ends of Earth features in River of Music:
I was so delighted when I heard that Judith Weir had been made Master of the Queen's Music. I'd first met her some years earlier and, as a young
"30.10.2016 14:25:04" Timeline Photos We love Chris Riddell's sketches for Górecki's Symphony No.3, 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs' - playing now in our River of Music. http://bbc.in/2fpRlHt
"30.10.2016 13:52:08" bbc.co.uk River of Music: That iconic 1963 recording of Allegri's Miserere This thrilling top C made a 12-year-old choirboy famous. No, YOU'RE crying.
"30.10.2016 13:19:05" media.giphy.com The blissfully sunny sound of The King's Singers. This track is from their debut recording - you can listen in full here: http://bbc.in/2e5c9lI
"30.10.2016 12:52:10" Timeline Photos The first concert Rob attended in London in 1963 was "very much a case of starting at the top": Yehudi Menuhin, David and Igor Oistrakh, the Moscow Phil – and Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante. No wonder he looks so happy!
"30.10.2016 12:16:06" bbc.co.uk The Belcea Quartet play Ravel as part of River of Music They were one of the first Radio 3 New Generation Artists, back in 2001. Click to listen to the whole twelve-hour treat, until 9pm tonight.
"30.10.2016 11:54:09" bbc.co.uk River of Music: John Tavener's The Protecting Veil Listen to the deeply devotional opening of this 1989 work for solo cello. This piece by the late John Tavener is one of the BBC Proms' most popular and enduring commissions. And it's gorgeous.
"30.10.2016 11:31:07" Timeline Photos Rob Cowan was at the London premiere of a hugely important 20th-century work.
"I fondly recall setting out to interview Steve Reich about 'Different Trains' with – wait for it – a ghetto blaster, which was the only tape recorder I had at the time! He
"30.10.2016 11:02:08" bbc.co.uk Is it improvised jazz? Or renaissance polyphony? It's the eerie soundworld of the Hilliard Ensemble and Jan Garbarek.
"30.10.2016 10:55:15" bbc.co.uk Video: Gabriel Prokofiev on the piece that 'blew his mind' We'll give you a clue: it's by a 20th-century German composer.
"30.10.2016 10:25:10" bbc.co.uk 'So What'. Cool perfection from Miles Davis It was recorded in one take in 1959. And it's the first jazz in our River of Music. Sarah Walker calls it 'infectious and hypnotic'.
"30.10.2016 09:46:09" bbc.co.uk Sir Neville Marriner chose Elgar's In The South for River of Music 'It really makes your hair stand on end!'
"30.10.2016 09:06:05" media.giphy.com What an opening! Strauss's extraordinary Also sprach Zarathustra is the first work in our day-long River of Music. Listen live or here: http://bbc.in/2dTY7jg
"30.10.2016 08:00:48" bbc.co.uk River of Music: The live blog Discover the stories behind the music with Rob Cowan and Sarah Walker. Radio 3's usual Sunday schedule has been temporarily replaced with a mighty River of Music (with no talking).
Presenters Rob Cowan and Sarah Walker are online all day: starting at 9am, they'll be posting updates to our blog and responding to your
"30.10.2016 06:04:51" bbc.co.uk Lopa Kothari reports from the 2016 Womex world music event Santiago de Composetela bound for highlights from this year's @[WOMEX]
"29.10.2016 19:48:02" bbc.co.uk Listen: Matthew Kaner's latest piece conjures up a dancing bird Matthew is Radio 3's Embedded Composer in 3, in partnership with Sound and Music. Wonderful playing from clarinettist-composer Mark Simpson.
"29.10.2016 18:48:39" bbc.co.uk Show us how River of Music flows through your day Here's how to contact Rob Cowan and Sarah Walker during our unbroken 12-hour broadcast. Tomorrow, our usual schedule is being taken over by a 12-hour-long River of Music - and we want to know it fits into your day. Here's how to get in touch with your stories and photos.
"29.10.2016 17:37:05" bbc.co.uk River of Music - Sunday 30 October, 9am-9pm For 12 hours only, our presenters are going off-air - and online. This Sunday on Radio 3 is River of Music - 12 uninterrupted hours of music with no presenters. So how will you know what's happening? Follow our presenters Rob Cowan and Sarah Walker as they resurface online - via the Radio 3 website, Facebook and
"29.10.2016 17:32:24" bbc.co.uk Matthew Herbert: Requiem Beethoven's last string quartet pushed literally to breaking point. Experience more pioneering sound with Radio 3.
"29.10.2016 12:26:42" trib.al Soumik Datta (sarod) and Roopa Panesar (sitar) Celebrating the Third Programme's pedigree in Indian classical music - join us at the Peepul Centre on 15th November for a special episode of Radio 3 in Concert.
"29.10.2016 11:37:06" bbc.co.uk A blend of prose and music on the theme of hinterland "Once again I do behold these steep and lofty cliffs..."
"29.10.2016 09:33:19" bbc.co.uk Dive into Radio 3's River of Music this weekend 12 hours of continuous, glorious music - join us on air and online. Good speakers and / or headphones required (flippers optional). Join us tomorrow from 9am on air and online.
"29.10.2016 05:56:43" bbc.co.uk Nine intensely long musical marathons Four hours... eight hours... 639 years?! This is music that really redefines the word "epic".
"28.10.2016 20:10:14" bbc.co.uk Mary Rose, Drama on 3 JM Barrie's haunting play about a sinister Scottish island & a girl who never grows up. A ghost story by the writer of Peter Pan...
"28.10.2016 14:57:51" Trailer for Radio 3's River of Music: 30.10.16 This Sunday our usual schedule will be overtaken by a mighty River of Music. Join us from 9am.
"28.10.2016 13:33:07" bbc.co.uk Why did this composer destroy a string quartet for Radio 3? It's painful to watch. But how does it sound?
"28.10.2016 11:55:44" bbc.co.uk The comedian behind the Pub Landlord, Al Murray, talks to Rob Cowan 'My great-great-great grandfather is William Thackeray, author of Vanity Fair'.
"28.10.2016 09:28:12" bbc.co.uk Be inspired by Samuel West's reading of this medieval English carol Alleluia! A new work is come on hand. Just three days until the deadline for our carol competition. Some last minute inspiration?
"28.10.2016 06:24:00" media.giphy.com giphy.com What are you doing this weekend?
"27.10.2016 19:30:00" bbc.co.uk Salford, Exposure - BBC Radio 3 Verity Sharp hosts a gig from Salford with Ian Vine, Almost Credible Music and Chaines. Exposure travels to Salford's Islington Mill for a special gig of underground music from composer-producer Chaines, experimental collective Almost Credible Music and guitarist Ian Vine
"27.10.2016 19:13:48" bbc.co.uk Watch: Radio 3's River of Music in 60 seconds Listen to all 12 hours of music live on 30 October or online for 30 days. 12 hours of music in 60 seconds? You must be joking.
"27.10.2016 16:59:10" bbc.co.uk Mahan Esfahani plays a Polonaise in F minor by Wilhelm Friedemann Bach Fancy fingerwork from the harpsichord "ninja" that is Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichordist/troublemaker
"27.10.2016 16:58:14" bbc.co.uk Marriage-endangering and sartorially questionable: folk singer Shirley Collins on jazz "I've never liked jazz, it always made me fidget..."
"27.10.2016 16:31:45" bbc.co.uk Verity Sharp describes the genesis of Carla Scaletti's Frog Pool Farm Can a frog's "ribbet" distort your hearing?
"27.10.2016 16:01:56" bbc.co.uk Watch: Rain, by Alice Oswald Immerse yourself in the falling rain with this evocative new poem. The rain - my conscience,
A quiet character sent by the wind,
Armed with a little hammer -
Taps, taps for my attention.
"27.10.2016 14:41:13" bbc.co.uk River of Music: what's on the playlist? Rob Cowan and Sarah Walker look forward to a miraculous 12 hours of music, coming on Sunday 30 October. Rob and Sarah have been rather coy about this so far...
"27.10.2016 09:20:27" bbc.co.uk Verity Sharp with Shirley Late Junction from Shirley Collins' house in Lewes. A must hear for fans of English folk. At home with Shirley Collins ...
"27.10.2016 06:47:40" bbc.co.uk Eight incredibly unexpected urban music venues An abandoned underground station, an ex-fishing boat, the underbelly of a flyover... have you heard music in any of these amazing spaces?
"26.10.2016 18:03:42" bbc.co.uk Soweto Kinch: Jazz Planet Imagine if everything was turned upside down and jazz ruled the world... Experience more pioneering sound with Radio 3.
"26.10.2016 15:57:50" bbc.co.uk Laraaji and Ela Orleans live Another fine Late Junction collaboration session ... Laraaji and Ela Orleans / TRACT meet for the first time and make sweet music together ...
"26.10.2016 14:01:06" bbc.co.uk Hear Hannah Kendall's new opera, The Knife of Dawn The world premiere is on Radio 3's Hear and Now. A bold new chamber opera that explores the life of the Guyanese poet and political activist Martin Carter.
"26.10.2016 08:56:10" bbc.co.uk Listen to the latest composition by our Composer in 3 Mark Simpson performs The Red-Crowned Crane by Matthew Kaner. Is it possible for a solo clarinet to support or even accompany itself?
"25.10.2016 18:46:41" bbc.co.uk Nine intensely long musical marathons Works to test the stamina of even the most dedicated music lovers. How long is a "long" piece of music? 40 minutes? Two hours? 639 years?
"25.10.2016 14:24:19" bbc.co.uk Opera on 3: Tacea la notte placida (from Verdi's Il trovatore). With Lianna Haroutounian. The night was still and quiet: then the troubador sang a melancholy song, and Leonora fell in love with him...
"25.10.2016 12:33:52" bbc.co.uk Jazz Line-Up, including a performance by Erik Truffaz Hear Sonny Rollins ruminate on this year's London Jazz Festival.
"25.10.2016 11:49:24" bbc.co.uk Two binaural adaptations of JG Ballard's short fiction: Track 12 and Venus Smiles A slice of early JG Ballard fiction for your ears, recorded in 360 degree sound...
"25.10.2016 11:07:01" bbc.co.uk Writer Helen Oyeyemi remembers watching Bollywood films late at night with her mum Even though she didn't understand the lyrics, she could detect the grief and the joy...
"25.10.2016 06:23:29" bbc.co.uk Classical music's diversity deficit Tom Service discusses African-American composer Julius Eastman and diversity in music. Why are black and ethnic minority composers under-represented in classical music? And how can the situation be changed?
"24.10.2016 23:19:41" bbc.co.uk The Stroma Sessions: Episode one Four musicians disappear from a remote island. Five years later, mysterious audio surfaces online... They wanted to make music in a ghost town. The evidence suggests they found what they were looking for.
"24.10.2016 21:52:21" bbc.co.uk Vintage WH Auden reading his poems Lullaby and Song of the Devil “The din of work is subdued, another day has westered…”
"24.10.2016 18:09:33" trib.al Musical portrait compositions by Duke Ellington How do you create a jazz portraits of showbiz stars?
"24.10.2016 17:37:56" bbc.co.uk Significant moments in Radio 3's history Critic Roger Nicholls wields his scalpel, forensically, over a recording of Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements.
"24.10.2016 16:34:52" bbc.co.uk Most Londoners will never have heard this side of the city Head east with the tide from Southbank on a birdsong-finding mission. It's enough to make you want to throw down your briefcase and scamper onto the banks of the Thames for a spot of mudlarking.
"24.10.2016 15:43:02" bbc.co.uk Wigmore Hall Mondays - Nelson Goerner, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert From Wigmore Hall in London, pianist Nelson Goerner plays music by Debussy and Chopin
"24.10.2016 15:16:17" Timeline Photos Still chance to hear baritone Roderick Williams on the art of Song - both English....
....and foreign language
"24.10.2016 15:03:56" bbc.co.uk The Listening Service: Schubert's dark side Light, frothy, jolly and delightful? Not all the time. A composer and personality of two completely contrasting natures.
"24.10.2016 12:10:38" bbc.co.uk Purcell to gospel via community choirs: another joyful episode of The Choir A must-listen for choral singers everywhere.
"24.10.2016 11:37:12" bbc.co.uk Ordinary voices on The Third Programme No plummy accent, rarefied readings, or art music?
"24.10.2016 10:53:43" bbc.co.uk A blend of prose and music on the theme of hinterland "Once again I do behold these steep and lofty cliffs..."
"24.10.2016 09:55:11" bbc.co.uk Black British cinema Sound and Cinema presents a brief history of music in Black British cinema. From the mighty works of Paul Robeson in the 1930s to modern cinema.
"23.10.2016 16:07:05" bbc.co.uk Mary Rose, Drama on 3 JM Barrie's haunting play about a girl who never grows up. Settle in tonight for a ghost story from the writer of Peter Pan...
"23.10.2016 11:48:14" bbc.co.uk William Stafford wrote a new poem every day for over 50 years He was America's poet laureate. His poetry was accessible and timeless. Over 20,000 all together.
"23.10.2016 11:24:47" bbc.co.uk Miriam Makeba describes how audiences everywhere demand one of her "silliest songs "To my surprise, the song caught on and reached the top-10 in the US, but I find it very hard to understand why..."
"23.10.2016 09:11:23" bbc.co.uk Seven pioneering players in World Music Social commentary, griot storytelling and a Senegalese style called Mbalax. Youssou N'Dour is one of our World Music heavyweights...
"22.10.2016 17:31:00" bbc.co.uk Erik Truffaz and his Quartet, Jazz Line-Up - BBC Radio 3 This week a bumper Jazz Line-Up with JULIAN JOSEPH featuring a performance from the French Jazz Trumpeter ERIK TRUFFAZ recorded at Cully Jazz Festival, an interview with legendary saxophonist The Official Sonny Rollins Page plus a preview of the @EFG
"22.10.2016 13:04:57" bbc.co.uk Classical Music's Diversity Deficit: BAME Composers, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 Tom Service discusses African-American composer Julius Eastman and diversity in music. Performer and composer Julius Eastman was a brilliant musician - so why have you never heard of him?
"22.10.2016 12:15:57" bbc.co.uk Between Ballard's Ears - Two new, specially commissioned, binaural adaptations of his works Wrap your ears around the sound world of JG Ballard in these binaural sound adaptations of his works.
"22.10.2016 11:12:35" bbc.co.uk Egyptian singer Umm Kauthoum addresses the British public in 1949 Look what we found in our archives...
"22.10.2016 08:12:42" trib.al Ted Hughes reads part of The Captain's Speech and The Mackerel Song “While others sing the mackerel's armour…” http://bbc.in/2efyKyK
"21.10.2016 22:44:42" bbc.co.uk Remembering Aberfan, a special concert In memory of Aberfan
"21.10.2016 16:46:48" bbc.co.uk A pair of foot-tapping folky tunes from the Danish String Quartet What do beards, legs, and funky Danish folk music have in common?
"21.10.2016 15:46:08" bbc.co.uk LSO/John Eliot Gardiner: Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 2 Live from the Barbican. Wrap your ears around THIS.
"21.10.2016 13:37:13" bbc.co.uk River of Music is coming: 30.10.16 A unique event in the history of the BBC, coming soon on Radio 3. 12 of hours of uninterrupted music – and the presenters are resurfacing online.
"21.10.2016 11:21:43" bbc.co.uk Seven pioneering players in World Music "Pata Pata is one of my silliest songs" - World Music titan Miriam Makeba describes one of her biggest hits.
"20.10.2016 20:41:32" bbc.co.uk Take a leap into the void with our Yves Klein documentary Artist Liliane Lijn explores the work of postwar artist He's the artist who patented a particular hue of blue.
He claimed the monochrome - an entire genre of painting - was his.
He used naked bodies as paint brushes.
He painted with fire.
He jumped out of windows.
"20.10.2016 18:24:20" bbc.co.uk Tchaikovsky's epic Manfred Symphony Performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Russian conductor Semyon Bychkov. An absolutely sensational evening of music. Listen Again – and again, and again – for 30 days online.
"20.10.2016 16:03:45" bbc.co.uk Choral Evensong from Birmingham Cathedral ☕️ Take an hour back.
"20.10.2016 14:09:29" bbc.co.uk Magna Carta Thank you, Melvyn… A four-part short course in 'the greatest constitutional document of all times'.
"20.10.2016 09:12:40" bbc.co.uk Laraaji's guide to laughter meditation for beginners HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA Yes, it's a thing. This is how you do it.
"19.10.2016 23:34:32" Timeline Photos River of Music. It's coming.
"19.10.2016 21:40:38" bbc.co.uk Vintage Adrian Mitchell and his poem Nostalgia - Now Threepence Off “Where are they now, the heroes of furry-paged books and comics…”
"19.10.2016 18:39:28" Timeline Photos The artist Jan Roe dropped in at our Southbank Centre residency last month and created this beautiful image of the In Tune audience. Thank you, Jan!
Check out all the residency highlights here: http://bbc.in/2ekWKMW
"19.10.2016 17:31:15" bbc.co.uk How Noma Dumezweni made Hermione Granger her own She's currently appearing in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London's West End.
"19.10.2016 17:06:01" bbc.co.uk Geoffrey Smith celebrates the rhythmic side of the Modern Jazz Quartet Time spent with cats (of the jazz rather than feline variety) is never wasted...
"19.10.2016 16:32:09" bbc.co.uk 10 astonishingly relaxing albums for meditation Warning: do not operate heavy machinery while listening to these records. Mesmerisingly repetitive, pulsating beats to get you in the zone.
"19.10.2016 15:53:14" bbc.co.uk Composer Help Page – useful links and contacts for composers. Radio 3: reaching out to composers
"19.10.2016 14:42:06" bbc.co.uk Dame Fanny Waterman, 96, explains exactly why she hasn't got time to put her feet up Dame Fanny *technically* stood down from The Leeds International Piano Competition last year, aged 95. But she hasn't let a little thing like that get in the way of her plans.
"19.10.2016 11:57:54" bbc.co.uk Discover the music of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (the composer, not the poet) He was one of the most well-known and popular composers of the late 19th century.
"19.10.2016 10:44:11" trib.al A Christmas celebration of Bach's music, including a performance from Brixton Prison Bach - in Brixton prison: http://bbc.in/2ehEbZP
"19.10.2016 10:44:05" bbc.co.uk BBC News - Leeds International Piano Competition to be revamped The competition The 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition will be overhauled to bring it to a wider audience.
"19.10.2016 09:13:32" bbc.co.uk Discover Essential Classics' Artist of the Week, Emil Gilels . The great pianist Emil Gilels was born 100 years ago today.
"18.10.2016 21:51:33" trib.al Vintage Philip Larkin reading his poem The Whitsun Weddings “That Whitsun I was late getting away…”
"18.10.2016 18:00:28" bbc.co.uk The Third Programme samples the counter-culture with beat poetry from the Royal Albert Hall A finger on the pulse of the beat? Beat Poetry that is... http://bbc.in/2eeDcKM
"18.10.2016 17:01:20" bbc.co.uk 15 excellent facts we've learned about beards The politics of shaving are way more complicated than you think. Fact #15: Facial hair has a Sun Protection Factor of 21.
"18.10.2016 16:31:10" bbc.co.uk Stevie Smith reading her poem 'Not Waving But Drowning' in 1965 “Nobody heard him, the dead man, but still he lay moaning…”
"18.10.2016 15:57:04" bbc.co.uk The Dark Hug of Time Rolf Hind performs his own tribute to the late Peter Maxwell Davies. Written in memory of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.
"18.10.2016 14:11:54" bbc.co.uk Peter Strickland's Late Junction Mixtape Film director and screenwriter Peter Strickland unveils his amazing mix … This mix from filmmaker Peter Strickland is ABSURD.
26 obscure and scary recordings in 33 minutes ...
"18.10.2016 13:22:10" bbc.co.uk A gorgeous lunchtime concert from Wigmore Hall Bartók's Violin Sonata No. 1 and Schubert's Fantasy in C major. Schubert, Bartók, Vilde Frang, Aleksander Madzar, Wigmore Hall. Yes please.
"18.10.2016 09:10:20" bbc.co.uk We challenged this composer to write a new piece every week for 70 days Get up to speed on Matthew Kaner's story so far. Four weeks. Four brilliant new compositions. Listen to them all here.
"17.10.2016 21:17:06" bbc.co.uk Messiaen's extraordinary 'Quartet for the end of Time' Stephen Johnson explores the work. It was written in German POW camp Stalag VIII-A and premiered there on 15 January 1941.
"17.10.2016 20:06:35" bbc.co.uk Music Matters marks the centenary of a remarkable pianist Viola Tunnard played for Joyce Grenfell and was a confidante to Benjamin Britten. So why have you never heard of her?
"17.10.2016 18:03:30" bbc.co.uk Remembering Paul Robertson Tom Service pays tribute to the violinist, who died in July this year. He wrote eloquently about his experience of treading the boundary between life and death, as well as music's power to transcend.
"17.10.2016 15:10:27" bbc.co.uk Composer in 3: Fixations for Piano Matthew Kaner's latest weekly composition is inspired by the "fixed" (or returning) chords of Henri Dutilleux.
"17.10.2016 13:09:18" bbc.co.uk Building a Library: Cabaret Divine decadence, darling.
"17.10.2016 12:30:53" bbc.co.uk Roderick Williams staged an English Song takeover of Saturday Classics and it was glorious Music by Purcell, Butterworth, Britten and more.
"17.10.2016 09:12:49" bbc.co.uk Actress Noma Dumezweni talks Nina Simone and Bach on Essential Classics Hermione. Hermione Granger on Radio 3.
"17.10.2016 08:50:27" bbc.co.uk The Early Music Show: Radio 3 at 70 - The Future of Early Music Tabea Debus, Greg Skidmore, Steven Devine and Delma Tomlin join Lucie Skeaping to discuss the future of early music What's the future of early music? Listen to last Sunday's Early Music Show to find out. Here's a little taste of the debate...
"17.10.2016 07:22:00" bbc.co.uk Radio 3's 2016 Carol Competition for amateur composers Read this year's text and find out how to enter, The deadline for entries is 1 November – spread the word!
"16.10.2016 20:03:15" bbc.co.uk What does it mean when we say music is 'colourful'? The Listening Service enlists the help of a synaesthesia expert. A piece of music can be 'dark' or 'bright', or we could be singing the 'Blues' - but what does that actually MEAN?
"16.10.2016 19:36:08" bbc.co.uk 'Breaking-free' from the clench of the early 20th century Liliane Lijn goes in search of French artist Yves Klein.
"16.10.2016 19:01:10" bbc.co.uk The splendour (and the sheer range) of an epic Proms season in three minutes Re-live what happened in this year's Proms Watch this. It's amazing.
"16.10.2016 18:03:52" bbc.co.uk Melvyn Tan plays Beethoven, Czerny and Liszt Happy birthday, Melvyn Tan! The pianist celebrated his 60th with a concert at Wigmore Hall on Thursday. Listen Again.
"16.10.2016 15:39:09" bbc.co.uk Howard Shore at 70, Sound of Cinema - BBC Radio 3 Matthew Sweet is in conversation with film composer Howard Shore. Giant of cinema Howard Shore talks to Matthew Sweet about the importance of source material, subtext, and a career that has included scores for The Fly, Silence of the Lambs, Hugo and Lord of the Rings www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07z43sj
"16.10.2016 14:57:52" bbc.co.uk Have you experienced “Third Man Syndrome”? Margaret Atwood describes the near-hallucinations that some people experience on losing a loved one.
"16.10.2016 11:02:03" bbc.co.uk Choral Evensong from St George's Chapel, Windsor A moment of calm.
"16.10.2016 06:05:02" bbc.co.uk Paterson Joseph describes his first encounter with Eugene Onegin "I started reading at 11pm at night, and finished it at dawn, weeping..."
"15.10.2016 21:46:09" bbc.co.uk Recreating the final descent of freediver Natalia Molchanova “You've already announced you're going to dive to 101 metres – now you must let go of all desire…”
"15.10.2016 21:05:43" bbc.co.uk Opera on 3: Massenet's Werther Hankies at the ready: Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo star in a tear-jerking tale of forbidden romance.
"15.10.2016 17:37:02" bbc.co.uk Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth talk to Radio 3 Mother and daughter [Jacqui Dankworth] jazz giant duo talk collaboration!
"15.10.2016 17:35:00" bbc.co.uk Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth, Jazz Line-Up - BBC Radio 3 An interview with vocalists Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth at their family home. This week #JazzLineUp celebrates the life and music of Britain's First Lady of Jazz as Claire Martin chats with Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth at home in Wavendon.
"15.10.2016 16:30:56" bbc.co.uk How the Eiffel Tower changed France Andrew Hussey visits Paris. Engineering, art, rebellion (and the invention of tourism).
"15.10.2016 13:44:50" bbc.co.uk Loose Tubes performs at the Royal Albert Hall in 1987 The first full BBC Prom concert dedicated to jazz?
"15.10.2016 13:00:20" bbc.co.uk Paterson Joseph discusses the lack of roles for black actors "I think the [acting] profession has always been unfair..."
"15.10.2016 12:31:24" bbc.co.uk A forensic literary analysis of Bob Dylan's use of the word "kinda" The critic Christopher Ricks unpicks Dylan's Don't Think Twice. "It's not more lenient, but it's more humanely supple."
"15.10.2016 09:41:52" trib.al Former frontman of Bellowhead in session for World on 3 Get your folk fix with songsmith Jon Boden.
"15.10.2016 07:23:31" bbc.co.uk Kristjan Jarvi, Viola Tunnard and Sally Beamish, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 Sara Mohr-Pietsch meets Kristjan Jarvi and Sally Beamish, and remembers Viola Tunnard. Estonian conductor Kristjan Jarvi talks about his work with the Baltic Sea Philharmonic, Sally Beamish discusses setting Shakespeare to ballet music, and forgotten pianist Viola Tunnard is celebrated on the centenary of her birth.
"14.10.2016 11:52:05" bbc.co.uk Bob Dylan's Sarah – tackily sentimental or simply touching? Barb Jungr interprets Bob Dylan's 'most divisive' song. What side of Sarah are you on?
"14.10.2016 10:38:48" trib.al Alec Guiness reads TS Eliot's 'Four Quartets', with music by Peter Maxwell Davies Magical moments in Radio 3 history you have to hear - #16
"13.10.2016 21:51:42" bbc.co.uk Vintage Sylvia Plath and her poem 'Daddy' "Daddy, daddy, you bastard, I'm through."
"13.10.2016 19:15:21" bbc.co.uk Peter Strickland's Late Junction mixtape Ever wondered what tunes the film director Peter Strickland might want to share?
"13.10.2016 17:28:45" bbc.co.uk Barb Jungr interprets Bob Dylan's 'most divisive' song, Sarah "The most beautiful song a man has written for a woman..."
"13.10.2016 15:36:25" bbc.co.uk Are you a Proms first-timer or a seasoned regular? Tell us about your experiences for a chance to star in the official 2017 Proms guide! We'd like you to be in next year's BBC Proms guide. Yes, you.
"13.10.2016 15:08:48" bbc.co.uk Poet Ira Lightman delves into Dylan's writing techniques Ukelele based analysis of Bob Dylan's writing techniques!
"13.10.2016 14:50:13" bbc.co.uk Christopher Ricks - the acclaimed literary critic with a forensic analysis of Bob Dylan's lyrics Congratulations to Bob Dylan on being awarded the Nobel Laureate...
"13.10.2016 13:53:11" bbc.co.uk Chup Chup Chup: a chirpy duet for saxophone and Korean gayageum Andy Sheppard and Kyungso Park jam live on In Tune. That's Chup Chup Chup, not !!!
"13.10.2016 11:32:58" bbc.co.uk Beethoven fans: £6,000 could get you a lock of his hair at auction this week A Sotheby's expert came on In Tune and brought along some of Beethoven's hair. Sean was unimpressed.
"13.10.2016 10:42:57" bbc.co.uk African American culture, politics, and forcing the issue of civil rights It's Autumn 1964. America is going to the polls. James Baldwin talks to Radio 3 about his frustration at the pace of change in the rights of subjugated communities...
"13.10.2016 10:37:49" Choir of King's College, Cambridge One of our Organ Scholars, Richard, introduces a new feature of the restored Chapel organ - one that you'll hear in our webcast of 24 September!
Listen at: bit.ly/kingslisten "The solution of the pedal divide is that you can do everything - as long as you're quite athletic, like me." A must-watch for organ nuts!
"13.10.2016 06:21:24" bbc.co.uk Walter de la Mare reads his poems England and the Little Salamander “No lovelier hills than thine have laid. My tired thoughts to rest…”
"12.10.2016 19:52:50" bbc.co.uk Video: Benjamin Britten conducts his War Requiem in 1964 Watch Benjamin Britten conducting Peter Pears and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in his War Requiem, live at the Royal Albert Hall in 1964. A wonderful piece of film.
"12.10.2016 19:23:35" bbc.co.uk Teju Cole slams "disinterested liberals" who criticise Black Lives Matter “The observers are never satisfied with how the radicals are bringing the new world into being.”
"12.10.2016 18:13:27" bbc.co.uk Afternoon on 3: Berlin Philharmonic Week Five glorious concerts from the Berliner Philharmoniker – all without leaving your living room.
"12.10.2016 14:47:50" bbc.co.uk The secret musical life of Ramsay Bolton Iwan Rheon wrote his first album, Dinard, while filming Game of Thrones. Playing an instrument is probably one of the better ways to offset playing a murderous, merciless scoundrel during working hours.
"12.10.2016 14:26:28" bbc.co.uk Nicola Benedetti with Szymanowski's The Fountains of Arethusa Out-of-this-world playing from Nicola Benedetti and Alexei Grynyuk, live from Southbank Centre.
"12.10.2016 11:02:09" bbc.co.uk Highlights from Radio 3's 70th anniversary Hangover cure √
Dieting after copious amounts of cake √
Looking back at our 70th birthday at Southbank Centre √
"12.10.2016 10:15:10" bbc.co.uk Listen to Matthew Kaner's Contemplations on Kafka A brand new work inspired by Hungarian composer György Kurtág. Matthew Kaner exploits the "autumnal" qualities of Ashley Riches' bass-baritone voice and viola in his latest weekly composition for Composer in 3.
"12.10.2016 09:09:41" bbc.co.uk Drama based on Joe Orton's interrogation at the American embassy in London in 1965 Having acquired an unduly harsh criminal record for defacing library books, playwright Joe Orton is forced to deny his sexuality when applying for a visa...
"12.10.2016 04:56:25" bbc.co.uk Fix Ensemble play Steve Reich's Drumming Performed live at Southbank Centre in the presence of the composer. It sounds almost like rainfall.
"11.10.2016 19:21:26" bbc.co.uk 288a Main Road Novelist Mark Haddon: "Under the stairs stood a Philips radiogram, with two bakelite knobs..."
"11.10.2016 18:47:23" bbc.co.uk Alex Horne came on In Tune and made us cry with laughter Listen from 01:36:02 and get ready to giggle. One of the most surreal half hours of radio we've experienced in a while - courtesy of BBC Radio 4's Alex Horne and The Horne Section.
"11.10.2016 18:14:16" bbc.co.uk Groundbreaking radio about a secret installation at Mathry Beacon Vintage radio drama and Giles Cooper's celebrated Mathry Beacon...
"11.10.2016 17:41:15" bbc.co.uk Archive recordings from 1958 made by poets John Betjeman and William Empson “Early sun on Beaulieu water, Lights the undersides of oaks…”
"11.10.2016 16:53:22" bbc.co.uk Exposure: Brave new sounds from Glasgow's southside A new monthly series plugs into local alternative and underground music scenes around the UK. First stop: Glasgow.
"11.10.2016 15:24:04" bbc.co.uk Radio 4 comedian Alex Horne and his band perform The Seasons (not by Vivaldi) A charming little song about a fundamental misunderstanding.
"11.10.2016 13:44:09" bbc.co.uk Where science becomes as effective as Shakespeare: Fred Hoyle talks about cosmology and 'Continuos Creation' Rethinking the nature of the universe?
"11.10.2016 13:32:10" bbc.co.uk David Hendy illustrates key archive moments from our past Delve into our collection of 70 significant moments in the Third Programme's history.
"11.10.2016 13:10:17" bbc.co.uk Café culture: Joe Stilgoe's Rainbows in my Teacup Pure class.
"11.10.2016 12:08:16" bbc.co.uk Highlights from Radio 3's 70th birthday celebrations at the Southbank Centre As the mezzo forte of the Riverside Cafe's coffee machine diminuendos, we look back at our fortnight in the Southbank Centre
"11.10.2016 11:52:52" bbc.co.uk The art and the amazing life of Andrzej Wajda The Polish resistance fighter-turned filmmaker has died, aged 90.
"11.10.2016 11:28:39" bbc.co.uk Performing Miracles: Paganini's Caprice No.5 Violinist Thomas Gould performs live at Kings Place, London. Small, but perfectly performed.
"11.10.2016 04:15:40" bbc.co.uk Strange Fruit The harrowing story of the lynch mobs of the Jim Crow era. The spellbinding story of the song that Billie Holiday made her own. http://bbc.in/1lXtTj9
"10.10.2016 19:38:36" bbc.co.uk Listen to this magnificent recording of hippos "laughing" Breakfast travels to South Africa to hear the soundscape of the river Limpopo. The Masai say that hippos spend all day on the river bed telling each other jokes, then emerge at sunset to laugh. Trust us: you haven't lived until you've heard a hippo with the giggles.
"10.10.2016 19:15:44" bbc.co.uk Why are we all addicted to bass lines? What's the one thing in music we can't live without?
"10.10.2016 18:21:11" bbc.co.uk The exceedingly powerful women of legend and folklore The author Naomi Alderman rediscovers forgotten female warriors. Did you know that Jehovah had a sister called Anath, who would bathe her feet in the blood of her enemies?
"10.10.2016 16:20:13" bbc.co.uk Gillian Anderson beautiful and eclectic Desert Island Discs choices Schubert, Nina Simone, Radiohead...
"10.10.2016 16:03:33" bbc.co.uk "The most perfect song ever written about the madness of being in love...", Saturday Classics - BBC Radio 3 Patricia Hodge on Sondheim's song Losing my Mind from his musical Follies Still chance to hear Patricia Hodge on Saturday Classics
"10.10.2016 15:57:50" bbc.co.uk Sorathy Korwar: here's the Indian-folk tinged jazz everyone's been raving about Late Junction is live from Southbank Centre. Need a spiritual boost? This will help.
"10.10.2016 15:35:41" bbc.co.uk Mercurial piano genius Thelonious Monk would have been 99 today He led an amazing life.
"10.10.2016 12:08:49" bbc.co.uk Have you experienced "Third Man Syndrome"? Margaret Atwood explains how the dead can stay with us. The writer Margaret Atwood describes the near-hallucinations that some people experience after losing a loved one.
"10.10.2016 10:45:13" bbc.co.uk Jake Arnott describes Joe Orton's application for a Visa to attend the opening of his play on Broadway How do you explain a criminal conviction, for defacing library books, when applying for a U.S. visa?
"10.10.2016 10:26:32" bbc.co.uk Be part of In Tune's Manchester audience Live from the Royal Northern College on 19 October 2016. Fancy being on the radio? Apply now to be a part of In Tune's live audience!
"09.10.2016 21:43:54" bbc.co.uk An Alternate Life, Sound of Cinema - BBC Radio 3 Matthew Sweet presents music for films about people leading double lives. All is not what it seems in this week's Sound of Cinema as Matthew Sweet explores the art of the double life - inspired by psychological thriller The Girl on the Train, and featuring Danny Elfman's soundtrack, as well as Classic Score of the Week, Franz
"09.10.2016 17:01:02" bbc.co.uk Please watch 'Rule, Britannia' in the costume of 13th Century Inca king A real Last Night of the Proms highlight! Thank you, Juan Diego Flórez.
"09.10.2016 16:14:46" BBC Radio 3 presents Soweto Kinch's Jazz Planet Imagine if everything was turned upside down, and jazz ruled the world…
"09.10.2016 12:01:04" bbc.co.uk This is what it's like to be RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE of Last Night of the Proms The best way to experience the full, barmy, flag-waving joy of Rule, Britannia! is in 360 degrees. We will never, ever get tired of watching this video.
"09.10.2016 11:27:29" bbc.co.uk Stephen Hough's Desert Island Discs Ever wondered what Stephen Hough might take to his mythical desert island?
"09.10.2016 08:45:31" bbc.co.uk Quiz: Are these things older or younger than BBC Radio 3? It's harder than you think.
"09.10.2016 06:49:02" bbc.co.uk Matthew Herbert: Sound Pioneer The composer-producer on sound, composition, and why he destroyed a string quartet for Radio 3. "Predicting how composers will work in the future is like asking Beethoven to describe dubstep."
"08.10.2016 15:09:05" bbc.co.uk Performing Miracles - Reubke: Fugue from the Sonata on the 94th Psalm With Gillian Weir (organ). Archive live recording from the Royal Festival Hall, 2001. The composer of this piece died at 24 - he could have been the new Liszt...
"08.10.2016 09:28:19" Spiritual jazz, psychedelic sounds and South Korean zithers with Sarathy Korwar, Ashtray Navigations and Throwing Shade
#LateJunction live from the Southbank Centre
"08.10.2016 07:18:41" bbc.co.uk Eight incredibly unexpected urban music venues An abandoned underground station, an ex-fishing boat, the underbelly of a flyover... have you heard music in any of these amazing spaces?
"07.10.2016 23:00:56" bbc.co.uk Pekka Kuusisto's hilarious Proms encore The violinist got the audience singing along - in Finnish. There was so much love for Pekka Kuusisto's Radio 3 birthday video yesterday that we thought we'd reshare his incredible BBC Proms encore from August. A must-watch.
"07.10.2016 18:20:08" We're live with In Tune at Southbank Centre. Sing along with Some Voices choir in a celebration of David Bowie
"07.10.2016 18:15:10" Timeline Photos Time to get your voice warmed up, we'll be live in a few minutes for a giant David Bowie sing along with the indie choir Some Voices.
"07.10.2016 18:00:35" bbc.co.uk The unbelievably exciting Prelude to Act 3 of Wagner's Lohengrin Performed as a Proms encore by the Staatskapelle Dresden under Christian Thielemann. Now this is music we could really save the world to. Last chance...
"07.10.2016 17:31:00" bbc.co.uk Neil Cowley, Jazz Line-Up - BBC Radio 3 This week on #JazzLineUp JULIAN JOSEPH hears about the musical influences shaping one of Britain's best loved pianists - Neil Cowley Trio leader Neil Cowley - in our new feature Up Close And Personal
"07.10.2016 16:19:56" Music by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky li... Watch Alexandra Dariescu perform Beethoven and Tchaikovsky live on In Tune from our 70th birthday Southbank Centre residency.
"07.10.2016 15:59:18" bbc.co.uk GK Chesterton on the spice of life from the BBC Sound Archive Bread, beef, mustard, beer, skittles, golf...
"07.10.2016 12:41:14" bbc.co.uk Radio 3 at 70 - the role Radio 3 played in support of Early Music Catherine Mackintosh, Peter Holman and Nick Wilson http://bbc.in/2dxSs8L Here's a little taste of Sunday's Early Music Show
"07.10.2016 11:29:11" bbc.co.uk Gar music from the Royal Courts of Lhasa - Vintage Radio 3 broadcasts "Not an exotic other, but music that transcends boundaries..."
"07.10.2016 11:14:08" bbc.co.uk Westminster Abbey - 90th Anniversary, Choral Evensong - BBC Radio 3 Live from Westminster Abbey, celebrating the 90th anniversary of the first broadcast. The BBC's longest running series, broadcast from 7th October 1926. Here's the 90th anniversary from Westminster Abbey.
"07.10.2016 11:07:25" bbc.co.uk Where writers re-imagine Shakespeare! Authors Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman in conversation.
"07.10.2016 10:39:54" bbc.co.uk Was Hitler high? The role of methamphetamine in Nazi Germany.
"06.10.2016 19:02:43" bbc.co.uk Matthew Sweet chairs an HG Wells discussion Did you know that H. G. Wells was one of the first men to campaign for the suffrage of women?
"06.10.2016 17:19:03" bbc.co.uk Bach, the Beach Boys and LSD... Brian WIlson reflects on psychedelia and his creative response to the famous composer's Cantata.
"06.10.2016 09:55:08" bbc.co.uk Grayson Perry is officially too famous to be "an anonymous person in a funny frock" any more "I was cycling along in civvies and someone shouted: "Shouldn't you be in a dress?'"
"06.10.2016 07:08:40" bbc.co.uk Ian McMillan presents archive recordings of remarkable poets reading their own work Celebrate National Poetry Day - and delve into our our collection of archive recordings of poetry at Radio 3.
"06.10.2016 06:04:36" bbc.co.uk Download the podcast of Steve Reich's appearance on In Tune Plus we hear from Carlos Acosta, Nicola Benedetti, Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Sir Willard White. "If I had been born in Dusseldorf, we wouldn't be having this conversation." New Yorker Steve Reich and some musicians chums popped in to our glass-walled studio last week and it was epic.
"06.10.2016 05:39:27" bbc.co.uk A 1950 archive recording of Dylan Thomas reading his poem In the White Giant's Thigh Today is National Poetry Day - National Poetry Day Oct 6th 2016 - to celebrate, here's Dylan Thomas' reading his poem 'In the White Giant's Thigh'.
"05.10.2016 17:43:21" bbc.co.uk TS Eliot reads The Journey of the Magi and part of The Four Quartets Vintage TS Eliot reading 'The Journey of the Magi'.
"05.10.2016 15:17:38" bbc.co.uk Why did this composer destroy a string quartet for Radio 3? "I had never sawed through a violin before, so I didn't know what that sounded like until I did it" - Matthew Herbert