Islington-born Sylvie Simmons talks to Nick Barraclough about her life as a rock writer.
Revealing everything listeners ever wanted to know about the symphony
Terence Blacker explores politically incorrect music over the last century
Series that tracks down the stories behind the scores of well-known pieces of music
Ted Reynolds with the music that provides the soundtrack to your life.
Paul Morley on the 7-inch single's grand relative - the 12-inch - and its peak in the 80s.
The life of Louis Armstrong as told through his archive of tape recordings.
Midge Ure investigates water's role as a constantly flowing source of musical inspiration.
Dean Jackson and the team with new music and more for your Saturday night.
Sarah Angliss uncovers the fascinating story of how we tried to teach the birds to sing.
How the most gruelling fell race is inspiring a composer to write a new piece of music.
Get lively every morning with the breakfast show
A parable play on the ancient theme of the Quest. Featuring music by Benjamin Britten.
With Phil Brown. Great folk music firmly rooted in Lancashire.
Folk and roots show.
The extraordinary story of how classic Irish folk songs were saved from extinction.
Interviews with major artists revealing the moments and songs that shaped their careers.
Paul Gambaccini looks back on his 40 years as a broadcaster in Britain
Alan Dein meets figurehead of the Northern Irish punk scene, Terri Hooley.
Jim Carey celebrates the ice cream van with enthusiasts Francis Rossi and Johnny Vegas.
The surprising and touching story of how Richard Strauss' marriage inspired his music.
Late night big band, jazz and irresistible sounds.
Classical music critic Norman Lebrecht talks to major figures in the field
The songs inspired by the Luddites and their uprisings - which began 200 years ago.
Dr Phil Hammond asks each of three guests to play the track of their choice
Under a full moon and the Northern Lights, Richard Coles hears the Ice Music of Norway.
Martha Reeves uncovers the politics of the disco movement, beginning in New York.
Featuring the voices of rarely-heard communities, brought to life through song
Prof Robert Winston looks at music with a scientist's eye
Stephen Evans talks to producer Rick Rubin about his work with the legendary Johnny Cash.
Paul Gambaccini meets sound engineers James Lock and Geoff Emerick.
At a time of change and turmoil in the Middle East, what is happening inside Israel?
Sue Perkins and Tom Service unravel everything listeners have ever wondered about music
Harriett Gilbert and friends present global arts, culture and entertainment.
Tony Beard plays your requests and dedications.
Comedian Danny Robins explores the global Swedish cultural explosion conquering the world.
The 1939 radio adaptation of T H White's novel, with music composed by Benjamin Britten
Jimmy Page, Mark Knopfler, Phil Manzanera and Cliff Richard on Hank Marvin.
Jazz composer Julian Joseph goes in search of black classical musicians from the past.
Nick Barraclough explores what makes a great lead guitar player.
Pink Floyd members explore the tragic mental breakdown of former front man Syd Barrett.
Intimate portrait of the musician Robert Wyatt in his own words.
Philip Sweeney finds out about the pioneering composer of African Sanctus David Fanshawe.
Phill Jupitus celebrates the phenomenon that was 2-Tone music.
Radio 3's night-time service broadcasting Classical Music throughout Europe
Tony plays the best in Soul and Motown and takes your requests
Relive those magical moments of great radio from the past seven days, with music.
A countdown of the official chart for this very week in a year gone by.
Music and memories with Colin Bunyan.
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