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Campaigning for a return to Radio 3’s high artistic and intellectual standards after the BBC's ruinous policy of so-called 'popularisation' (or 'trivialisation') over the past decade.
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Looking ahead ~Composer of the Week for the week beginning Monday 17 March through until Friday, at 12 noon (repeated at 6.30pm) is ... Mozart - not Wolfgang Amadeus but his father, Leopold. The first episodes explore the start of his career in Salzburg. With Mozart specialist Professor Cliff Eisen. Details.
Mar 9: How the BBC thinksAs the axe falls on BBC Three, why is there an assumption, even at the BBC, that BBC Four is for 'an older market'? It can't be true that the BBC's 'gold card channel for arts, music and culture' is not for young people as well, that they won't be interested in anything serious or informative. More ....
AnnouncementsRadio 3 listings: You can download a printable file of Radio 3's programmes each week, in two columns, or three to reduce the number of pages. Bookmark this page - it's usually updated on Friday evenings. Andrew Slater's blog also has direct links to the iPlayer which function once the programme has been broadcast.
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