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Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Belfast Music Society International Festival of Chamber Music 2016

Episode 1

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

Pianist Janina Fialkowska in Chopin's Polonaise Fantaisie, Op 61, Waltz and Scherzo No 4. Plus the Dante Quartet in Beethoven's String Quartet in G, Op 18 No 2. Show more

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Free Thinking

Neil Jordan, the Lonely City, Contemporary Cities

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Film director Neil Jordan, who has written the novel The Drowned Detective, talks to Matthew Sweet about the difference between creating prose and films. Show more


Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Jordan
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Laing
Interviewed Guest:
John Haldane
Interviewed Guest:
Rowan Moore

The Essay

Music in Its Time

Episode 7: Music in Its Time - Byrd: Mass for Four Voices

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Stephen Johnson considers performances of Byrd's masses in Elizabethan England, when they had to be secret as attending one was a criminal offense. Show more

BBC Radio 3

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