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Alternative Classical

All week as part of Steve's Alternative Classical Week, he and Radio 3's Tom Service ask - if 6 Music were a classical station, what alternative pieces would it play?

All week as part of Steve's Alternative Classical Week, he and Radio 3's Tom Service ask - "if 6 Music were a classical station, what alternative pieces would it play?"

Plus your chance to help soundtrack a current news story in the national anthem. Plus Steve brings the best new music, classic tracks, archive sessions and forgotten treasures.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Elastica

    Waking Up

    • DECEPTIVE RECORDS.
  • Aldous Harding

    Fixture Picture

    • Designer.
    • 4AD.
  • Rustic Beats

    Barber of Seville

    • Slaytoven, Volume 1.
    • Kristronic Records.
  • Girl Band

    Shoulderblades

    • Rough Trade.
  • The Chameleons

    Swamp Thing

    • Geffen Records.
  • KOKOKO!

    Buka Dansa

    • Transgressive.
  • The Maccabees

    Precious Time (Radio 1 Session)

  • The Damned

    New Rose

    • Big Beat.
  • Tame Impala

    Borderline

    • Island/Modular Recordings.
  • Loyle Carner

    Ottolenghi (feat. Jordan Rakei)

    • AMF Records/Virgin EMI.
  • Doves

    Catch The Sun

    • Heavenly.
  • Jekyll

    Marionette

  • Kate Bush

    Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)

    • EMI.
  • Black Grape

    Kelly's Heroes

    • Radioactive Records.
  • sir Was

    Deployed (feat. Little Dragon)

    • Memphis Industries.
  • Giorgio Moroder

    The Chase

    • And They Danced The Night Away CD1.
    • CASABLANCA.
    • 10.
  • Brittany Howard

    Stay High

  • Kurtis Blow

    The Breaks

    • Fabric.
  • Sports Team

    Here It Comes Again

    • Holm Front.
  • Right On Dynamite

    Fast Blood

    • TINY CHANGES: A CELEBRATION OF FRIGHTENED RABBIT’S ‘THE MIDNIGHT ORGAN FIGHT’.
    • Canvasback/Atlantic Records.
  • The Zombies

    She's Not There

    • Rhino.
  • Sampa the Great

    Final Form

    • Ninja Tune.
  • Goldie & Big Joe Krash

    Digital

    • Digital.
    • FFRR.
    • 1.
  • Petrol Girls

    Weather Warning

    • Cut & Stitch.
    • Hassle Records.
  • The Sisters of Mercy

    Lucretia My Reflection

    • Warner Bros.
  • JARV IS…

    Must I Evolve?

  • Friendly Fires

    Paris

    • CD SINGLE.
    • XL.
    • 1.
  • Dry Cleaning

    Magic of Meghan

    • Dry Cleaning.
    • It's Ok.
  • The Charmaines

    Eternally

    • The Best Of Soul Time CD1.
    • Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.
    • 25.
  • Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts

    Waste No Time (feat. Dynamite MC)

    • Manphibian Music.
  • Royal Blood

    Out Of The Black

    • Royal Blood.
    • Warner Bros..
  • Cocteau Twins

    Heaven Or Las Vegas

    • HEAVEN OR LAS VEGAS.
    • 4 A.D..
  • Thom Yorke

    Not The News

    • ANIMA.
    • XL Recordings.
  • The Murder Capital

    Don't Cling To Life

    • Don't Cling To Life.
    • Human Season Records.
  • Television Personalities

    Geoffrey Ingram

    • And Don't The Kids Just Love It.
    • 7.
  • Prolapse

    Doorstop Rhythmic Bloc

    • Pointlesss Walks To Dismal Places.
    • Cherry Red.
  • Floating Points

    LesAlpx

    • Ninja Tune.
  • Ezra Furman

    Calm Down aka I Should Not Be Alone

    • Bella Union.

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