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Friday - Rob Cowan with Jessica Hynes Including Proms Artist: Paul Watkins (cello), in Martinu: Variations on a Slovak Folksong.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, Knights Bachelor, Commanders of the Order of the British...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07mwh97
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Song of Myself Reading of Whitman's poem Song of Myself, with excerpts from Orson Welles's 1953 version.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Family law, Musical groups from Los Angeles, California,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0770h0v
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Topics: Radio Program, BBC Radio 3 programmes, Renaissance composers, Early Modern period, Wales, Christian...
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Topics: Radio Program, American web series, American hardcore punk groups, Support groups, Scandinavia,...
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Arthurian Legends Matthew Sweet presents a selection of film music inspired by the Arthurian legends.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Sound of Cinema, Knights of the Round Table, Medieval legends, Welsh mythology,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08qtb46
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Topics: Radio Program, Sherlock Holmes characters, British Army personnel of World War I, Shakespearean...
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Rosmersholm Ibsen's play about a man rejecting society's conservative values. Will his peers let him?.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Alternative rock groups from California, Musical groups from...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088j46z
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Ensemble 1700 Highlights from a concert by Ensemble 1700 at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Early Music Late, Family, Personal development, Cities and towns in the Czech...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07y9qyg
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Violin sonatas by Beethoven and Guillaume Lekeu John Shea presents a recital of violin sonatas by Beethoven and Guillaume Lekeu.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Through the Night
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07myqxr
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2016 The Britten Sinfonia plays music by Beethoven, Francisco Coll, Thomas Ades and Prokofiev.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, 2nd millennium, Writing, Classical period (music), Modern history,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nmjzs
Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Donald Macleod discusses Chevalier de Saint-Georges' wager with the Prince of Wales.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Monthly magazines, Princes, Wales, Thoroughbred...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jhby
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Topics: Radio Program, Types of musical groups, Sociological terminology, Social networking services,...
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Monday with Rob Cowan - Patricia Routledge, Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation, Haydn's Trumpet Concerto Rob Cowan presents as Dame Patricia Routledge lists her influences and inspirations.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, African-American musicians, Types of musical groups,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b099tkx3
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Topics: Radio Program, Social classes, British monarchy, Sociology index, Modern history, British Royal...
Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Donald Macleod focuses on how Saint-Georges became popular in Parisian society.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Types of musical groups, American journalists,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jhbr
Siegfried Sassoon A 1955 archive recording in which Siegfried Sassoon reads three of his own poems.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07xhzy6
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Tuesday - Petroc Trelawny Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Breakfast, Broadway musicals, Law enforcement, Honorary Members of the Royal...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b099wyzv
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Topics: Radio Program, Elections, Gerontology, Demography, Legal professions, Money, Payment systems, Human...
BBC SO - Janacek, Eotvos, Smetana, Szymanowski From the Barbican, the BBC SO and Edward Gardner perform Janacek, Smetana and Eotvos.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 in Concert, Orchestral music, Cossacks, Medieval defences, Romanesque...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b087qjb4
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Donald Macleod investigates the role of Verdi's operas in Italy's fight for independence.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01f680z
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Ted Hughes Archive broadcasts by Ted Hughes: part of The Captain's Speech and also The Mackerel Song.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten, Commercial fish, Harvest, Horticulture and gardening,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07z7b7m
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Georges Bizet (1838-1875) Donald Macleod on Bizet's having to return to Paris and make his own way in the world.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Australian opera singers, Thoroughbred racehorses,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08t43w3
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Finlandia The psyche of Jean Sibelius, his music and a Finnish epic, starring Tim Pigott-Smith.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Republics, Christianity, Liberal democracies, Member states of the...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06r49bf
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Lopa Kothari introduces a live session with the Nooran Sisters in simulcast with the BBC Asian Network Lopa Kothari introduces a live session with the sufi duo The Nooran Sisters.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, World on 3, Buildings and structures in Westminster, Interpersonal...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b092kn0b
Dylan Thomas A 1950 archive recording of Dylan Thomas reading his poem In the White Giant's Thigh.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten, Human head and neck, Moon
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07xhz7p
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Monday - Rob Cowan with Simon Sebag Montefiore Proms Artist of the Day: Thomas Ades, who conducts Couperin's Les barricades mysterieuses.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nmjzd
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2017 Clare Teal, Guy Barker and Winston Rollins with 'Swing No End' at the Proms.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Jazz musicians from New Orleans, Louisiana, Decca Records artists,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b092jwjq
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Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881) Music dramas in miniature and Mlada, a collaboration that unravelled.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b095qhs6
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Topics: Radio Program, Cancer deaths in England, Composers for piano, Radio formats, Members of the Country...
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Topics: Radio Program, BBC, Symphony orchestras, Curtis Institute of Music alumni, Folklore, Philosophical...
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) Puccini's heroines with Sir Antonio Pappano, starting with Manon Lescaut.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Richard Wagner, Emotion, Orchestras, Ancient Greek...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b098fpbc
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Topics: Radio Program, Composers for cello, Fasting, German folklore, French legal terms
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Topics: Radio Program, Windows, Identity, Fruit, Stained glass, Religious behaviour and experience,...
Jean 'Binta' Breeze Jean 'Binta' Breeze reads her poems The Month of March and The Fifth Figure.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten, Food ingredients, Family, Women
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b084czsj
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Sound Frontiers: Fiction in 1946 Benjamin Markovits, Lara Feigel and Kevin Jackson discuss the best fiction of 1946.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Free Thinking, Social classes, American writers, Schools, American novelists,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07wrq03
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The Visa Affair Drama based on Joe Orton's interrogation at the American embassy in London in 1965.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, English women writers, English novelists, Alexandria, Library...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07y9qyd
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El Cid A version of Le Cid, seeing the 11th-century Spanish hero before his rise to fame.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Legal documents
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06vp3c9
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Tanita Tikaram Michael Berkeley's guest is singer-songwriter Tanita Tikaram.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Private Passions, Officers of the Order of the British Empire, Childhood,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07dkbz8
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Andrew McGregor with Sarah Lenton and Tom McKinney Andrew McGregor and guests review the best recordings of classical music.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Record Review, Honorary Members of the Royal Academy of Music, Commanders of...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08rfy0b
Monday - Suzy Klein with Dame Diana Rigg, Villa-Lobos and Marmalade Suzy Klein chats to Dame Diana Rigg about the things that have inspired her over the years
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, 2nd millennium, Symphony orchestras, Bournemouth, Types of...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b095ysz8
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Topics: Radio Program, Holy Week, Liturgical calendar, American male actors, American male singers,...
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Topics: Radio Program, Universe, Construction, Causes of death, Metals
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Topics: Radio Program, Areas of London, Covent Garden, English conductors (music), Performing arts,...
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2017 The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra with Daniele Gatti perform music by Wolfgang Rihm.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, BBC Proms, Symphony orchestras, American rock music groups, Law, Physiology,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b092kkvy
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian & Nicola Benedetti RSNO perform Stravinsky, Higgins and Elgar's Violin Concerto with Nicola Benedetti.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Radio 3 in Concert, Types of musical groups, Theatre, Cooking techniques,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0978080
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Topics: Radio Program, Cardiff, Types of musical groups, Musical quartets, Classical period (music), James...
Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Donald Macleod focuses on Chevalier de Saint-Georges' being snubbed by the Paris Opera.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Types of musical groups, Theatre, Monthly magazines,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jhbw
Kamau Brathwaite Archive recording by Kamau Brathwaite, who reads his poems Calypso and The Emigrants.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten, Literature, Former Spanish colonies, Poetry, States of the...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b081tkm7
Thom Gunn Archive recording by poet Thom Gunn, who reads from his work The Man with Night Sweats.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten, Emotion, Law, Anthropology, Life
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0833vh7
Jo Shapcott Archive recording of poet Jo Shapcott reading from her collection Electroplating the Baby.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten, Human head and neck, Photography, Imperial units,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b082kvs9
Lise Berthaud Viola player Lise Berthaud plays Schubert's great Arpeggione Sonata.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, New Generation Artists
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pfc41
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The Piano Lesson August Wilson's play about a brother and sister and a piano carved with African faces.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Drama on 3, Christian iconography, Jesus, God, Megafauna, Gospel episodes,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b017lz81
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The Culture of Partition Amina Yaqin reflects on the 70-year legacy of partition as reflected in Pakistani culture.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, The Essay, Medical emergencies, Media studies, Democracy, Performing arts,...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b090vc1p
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Topics: Radio Program, Composers for piano, LGBT musicians from England, Orchestras, Demography
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Topics: Radio Program, Legal professions, Bisexual men, Composers for piano, Art museums and galleries in...
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Topics: Radio Program, James Joyce
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Topics: Radio Program, Styles (manners of address), Blue Note Records artists, American jazz saxophonists,...
Iain Crichton Smith Archive broadcasts of Iain Crichton Smith reading his poems in Poetry Now in 1976 and 1981
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Three Score and Ten, Morality, Christian terms, Stone, Physiology, Protective...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b080xzdy
Joseph Bologne de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Donald Macleod focuses on Chevalier de Saint-Georges' arrival in Paris.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Caribbean islands, Caribbean, Classical period (music),...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088jc2q
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Prom 21 repeat: Beethoven - Symphony No. 9, 'Choral' BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales, soloists, with Beethoven 9th Symphony.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Afternoon on 3
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08zdslt
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) Donald Macleod introduces Grieg's great song cycle written for his wife Nina.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Composer of the Week, Calendars, Geography terminology, Theatre
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0902z4f
Essential Classics with Suzy Klein Suzy Klein explores potential companion pieces for Handel's great oratorio 'Messiah'.
Topics: BBC, Radio Program, Essential Classics, Commanders of the Order of the British Empire, English...
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0949jv5
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Topics: Radio Program, Knights Bachelor, Commanders of the Order of the British Empire, Dames Commander of...
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Topics: Radio Program, NUTS 1 statistical regions of the United Kingdom, United Kingdom, Island countries,...
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Topics: Radio Program, Physiology, Law, Demography, Gerontology, Theatre, Life, Anthropology
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Topics: Radio Program, Monthly magazines, Psychology, Orchestras, Christian eschatology
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Topics: Radio Program, NUTS 1 statistical regions of the United Kingdom, United Kingdom, Northern Europe,...
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Topics: Radio Program, NUTS 1 statistical regions of the European Union, Types of musical groups, Fairy...
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Topics: Radio Program, Human migration, Staple ports