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National Anthems and Guilty Secrets

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If you could ask BBC Radio 3 one question about music, what would it be? Sue Perkins and Tom Service are here to unravel everything you've ever wondered about music - but were too afraid to ask... Send YOUR questions to, tweet with the hashtag #r3qt or post them on Radio 3's Facebook page at

In today's programme, Sue and Tom wonder why so many national anthems sound the same, argue over why orchestras need conductors at all, and look at famous composers' "guilty secrets" - the compositions they'd rather you forgot...

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20 minutes

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Mon 4 Feb 2013 20:25
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