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Composer of the Week: Purcell's Contemporaries

BBC Radio 3

Composer of the Week

Purcell's Contemporaries

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 3

Donald Macleod surveys the brilliant generation of composers that first emerged as choristers at the Chapel Royal after the Restoration. Show more

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Afternoon on 3

BBC Radio 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Ronald Brautigam and Friends

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 3

Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano). Haydn: Sonatas Nos 42, 43, 55 and 58. Plus Fantasia in C, H XVII 4; Variations on Gott erhalte - after H III 77. Show more

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Night Waves

BBC Radio 3

Night Waves

The Original of Laura/Vatican Conference/Hoerengracht/The Habit of Art

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Presented by Anne McElvoy. With Vladimir Nabokov's previously unpublished final novel, a Vatican conference involving leading artists and Alan Bennett's new play, The Habit of Art. Show more

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The Essay: A Tribute to Mr Purcell

BBC Radio 3

The Essay

A Tribute to Mr Purcell

Episode 2: Purcell in Performance

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Andrew Parrott discusses his research into the Purcell's Hail! bright Cecilia and other works and how these inform his performances. Show more

BBC Radio 3

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Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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