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20081130

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including John Veale's Violin Concerto.

20070429

Double bass player Chi-chi Nwanoku joins Radio 3 to present a new weekly pick of listeners' requests.

Including works by Mozart, Britten, Elgar, Stenhammar and Dowland, and the first of the programme's celebrity musical requests, which comes from Roger Vignoles, pianist and newly appointed president of the Incorporated Society of Musicians.

20070506

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, featuring music by Krommer and Nielsen, and Schubert's Trout Quintet, D667.

The celebrity musical request, chosen by Roger Neill of Music Preserved, is for a vintage recording by Australian soprano Margherita Grandi.

20070513

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests, including Hungarian folk music, peasant music by Bach, Parisian craziness from Ibert and Handel sung by Mark Padmore.

20070520

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

20070527

Chi-chi Nwanoku has another selection of listeners' requests, including music by Hindemith, Roussel and Holst, and a very special recording of Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.

20070603

Chi-chi Nwanoku has another selection of listeners' requests.

Including Janet Baker's recording of Berlioz's Nuits d'ete and, to tie in with the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, Elgar's Enigma Variations.

20070610

Chi-chi Nwanoku has another selection of listeners' requests.

Including Respighi's Il Tramonto for string quartet and mezzo-soprano, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 3, Vaughan Williams's An Oxford Elegy for narrator and choir, and a guest request from double-bassist Love Persson of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.

20070617

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents another selection of requests from Radio 3 listeners. Including the heart-rending Adagio from Bruckner's String Quintet and Schumann's Dichterliebe performed by Peter Schreier, as requested by Jill White, one time director of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and Chi-chi's great friend and mentor.

20070624

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents another selection of requests from Radio 3 listeners. Including Debussy's Prelude a l'apres midi d'un faune, Biber's Battalia and Bartok's Suite No 1 for Orchestra. The guest requester is Portuguese pianist Maria Joao Pires.

20070701

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents another selection of requests from listeners. With Mozart's Violin Concerto in A, Bach's Cello Suite No 1 and Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf.

20070708

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents another selection of requests from Radio 3 listeners, with special guest cellist Steven Isserlis.

20070715

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of requests from listeners. With a guest request from Philippa Brownsword, Orchestra Manager of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

20070722

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests. There's music from Copland, Debussy, Louis Spohr, Pelham Humfrey and Lennox Berkeley. Schubert's great Sonata in B flat, D960, is requested by Paul Cassidy of the Brodsky Quartet and played by Maria Joao Pires.

20070729

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

Music this week includes Shostakovich conducted by Haitink, Kiri Te Kanawa, and the Lancashire Caruso, a tenor who lived his life like a swashbuckling film star and became one of Puccini's favourite singers. Chi-chi also takes a request from a member of the Brodsky Quartet.

20070805

Bach from Glenn Gould, a young Prokofiev causing a stir, and the unforgettable voice of singer Florence Foster Jenkins are just a few of the items selected by Radio 3 listeners this week.

Chi-chi Nwanoku sorts through your emails and letters, and also hears from conductor Takuo Yuasa.

20070812

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests. Including two musical train rides, courtesy of Villa-Lobos and Philip Glass, a trip round Gay Paris with Jean Francaix, and music from Schubert and Elgar.

20070819

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests, including Beethoven at his most sublime, courtesy of her guest requester conductor Sian Edwards.

20070826

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests, including Viktoria Mullova playing Clara Schumann, piano music by Beethoven and Chopin, and Messiaen's organ music from Notre Dame.

Plus choices from this week's guest requester, conductor Vladimir Jurowski.

20070902

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

In addition to a Heavenly Ascent by Vivaldi and Mozart's beautiful clarinet quintet, Chi-chi pulls out the stops for Saint-Saens' organ symphony. Plus tenor Mark Padmore pays tribute to the late Lorraine Hunt-Lieberson with her performance of Mahler's Welt abhanden gekommen from the Ruckert Lieder.

20070909

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests, including Nielsen's Helios Overture, a vintage recording of Mozart's Trio of the Masks (Don Giovanni), requested by baritone Alessandro Corbelli, and an antidote to the post-Proms blues with Thomas Arne.

20070916

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests. Including performances of Rossini, Verdi, Weber and Janis Ivanovs, and melodies by Mozart as presented by the Viennese kings of the waltz. Conductor Vernon Handley requests a Bax symphony.

20070923

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

Including a musical soundtrack to this afternoon's big football match, the 'definitive' rendition of The Lark Ascending, and music by Percy Grainger. All suggestions from Radio 3 listeners, along with a special guest request by cellist Jonathan Cohen.

20070930

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

20071007

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

Including tempestuous scenes from Sibelius, Robert Simpson's awe-inspiring 6th Symphony, plus oboist Anthony Robson explains his love of Pineapple Poll.

20071014

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

Including an excerpt from Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier, Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain, and music by jazz-legend Miles Davis requested by musician and composer Nitin Sawhney.

20071028

Matthew Barley delves into this week's postbag, including one listener's memories of cinema-going in the 1950s courtesy of music by Chopin, and an anniversary tribute to Eric Coates.

There's also a chance to hear Christian Gerhaher's stunning account of Schumann's Dichterliebe and reproducing piano expert Rex Lawson introduces a performance by Manuel de Falla of some of his Spanish miniatures.

20071104

Chi-chi Nwanoku returns to the Requests hotseat with a selection of listeners' requests for music by French composers, from Debussy to jazz violinist Didier Lockwood.

20071111

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a special edition of the programme for Armistice Day, exploring some of the wartime musical memories shared by Radio 3 listeners.

20071118

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

Including Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, Dame Janet Baker singing Brahms's Alto Rhapsody and a request from composer James MacMillan.

20071125

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

Including 3 Russian Songs by Rachmaninov and a complete performance of Mozart's Divertimento in E flat. Plus music journalist Kimon Daltas requests some music for double-bass.

20071202

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests, and puts down her double-bass to sort through requests for harpsichord, piano, organ and classical accordion. Her guide throughout the programme is the versatile keyboard player Wayne Marshall.

Plus pianist Stephen Hough is the guest requester, paying tribute to the celebrated Polish pianist Ignaz Friedman.

20071209

To mark the beginning of the Saturday night Opera on 3 season from New York, Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a collection of scenes and arias requested by Radio 3 listeners.

Her selection includes some great Met performers of the past and present, and an unlikely collaboration between Pavarotti and Sheryl Crow. Plus guest requester Paolo Gavanelli pays tribute to a fellow Italian baritone who trod the boards at the Met.

20071223

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

20071230

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

20080113

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests, including Carl Orff's vibrant Die Kluge based on the Grimm fairy tales.

Plus pianist Martha Argerich performs Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 1, baritone Matthias Goerne sings Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn, and there's a frosty nod to the season courtesy of Stenhammar's haunting Midvinter.

20080127

Chi-chi Nwanoku plays listeners' requests, including Haydn's Creation and Murray Perahia in Beethoven's Piano Sonata No 28 in A, Op 101, and there's a guest appearance by Sir Simon Rattle, a passionate advocate for the music of Robert Schumann.

20080203

Chi-chi Nwanoku plays listeners' requests, including a portrait of a Hungarian queen by Reynaldo Hahn, Yvonne Minton singing songs from Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder and Toscanini conducting Respighi's Pines of Rome. Plus lutenist Elizabeth Kenny's personal highlight from Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers.

20080210

Chi-chi Nwanoku delves into the listeners' postbag, coming up with a selection of musical requests for Sunday afternoon.

20080217

Chi-chi Nwanoku opens another postbag of Radio 3 listeners' requests. Among the selection is music by a wide range of composers including Peter Cornelius, Eugene Goossens, Ottorino Respighi and Handel.

20080224

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents more requests from Radio 3 listeners, including Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims travelling to the tune of George Dyson, The Devil's Trill captured in Tartini's violin sonata in G minor, and composer Gavin Bryars's request for some Wagner.

20080302

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces Radio 3 listeners' requests, including Lalo's Symphonie espagnole, played by Vadim Repin on the same Stradivarius violin on which Sarasate premiered the work.

Plus Strauss's Four Last Songs, performed by Elisabeth Soderstrom.

The guest requester is MP and jazz aficionado Ken Clarke.

20080309

Singer Emma Kirkby introduces a selection of listeners' requests, ranging from a children's opera by Hans Krasa to Vaughan Williams' song cycle On Wenlock Edge.

There is also music performed on the oldest-playable lute in existence and its restorer Michael Lowe joins Emma in the studio.

20080316

With a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests.

20080323

Join Chi-chi Nwanoku for more listeners' requests. This week's bag includes Bizet's sunny Symphony in C, William Walton's viola concerto and music inspired by Kipling's Jungle Book.

20080330

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of Radio 3 listeners' favourite music in a programme that includes some rarely heard Verdi, Mahler's Ruckert Lieder and Beethoven's Appassionata Sonata as well as Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1 and Purcell as requested by cellist Richard Lester.

20080406

With a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests.

20080413

Chi-chi Nwanoku selects Radio 3 listeners' requests, which include Isobel Baillie singing Handel, a string quintet by Boccherini, and Beethoven's Symphony No 3 with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as clarinettist Emma Johnson requesting music by her favourite composer Schubert.

20080420

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces another selection of listeners' requests, with music by Vaughan Williams, Dvorak and Schumann. Plus music to remember Stephen Lawrence, who died 15 years ago this week.

20080427

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests, which include music by Tchaikovsky, Mozart and Peter Skellern. The guest request is from trumpeter Alison Balsom, who has asked for Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 5.

20080504

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests. In a programme with a central European theme, there is music from Austria, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia written over the course of three centuries.

And this week's guest request comes from an influential string quartet from Prague - the Skampa Quartet.

20080511

Chi-chi Nwanoku's line-up of listener favourites includes Carnival of the Animals with Noel Coward, a blues-tinged concerto for harmonica and orchestra and a guest request from comedian and Whose Line is it Anyway? star Richard Vranch.

20080525

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents Radio 3 listeners' requests, with a focus on Chopin as she sorts through the requests inspired by last weekend's Radio 3 Chopin Experience.

20080601

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents Radio 3 listeners' favourites, with music by Mozart, Rossini and Vivaldi, and featuring Nigel Kennedy, Leonard Bernstein and Karel Ancerl. The guest requester is composer-conductor Carl Davis. Write to: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, Cardiff CF5 2YQ. Phone: 08700 100 300 (calls from a landline cost no more than 8p a minute). Email: radio3requests@bbc.co.uk.

20080608

Soprano Emma Kirkby presents a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including music from some of the great singers of the last century. With Sherrill Milnes interpreting Figaro, Kathleen Ferrier as Mad Bess of Bedlam and a performance by Janet Baker of Mahler's Kindertotenlieder.

Plus a chance to hear Benjamin Britten playing Mozart's Piano Concerto No 12 in A, recorded at Aldeburgh in 1956.

20080615

Emma Kirkby presents a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, which include Ivor Gurney's song cycle Ludlow and Teme and William Wallace's Pelleas and Melisande Suite. Emma is also joined in the studio by tenor Ian Partridge, who has requested to hear the voice of soprano Irmgard Seefried.

20080622

Emma Kirkby introduces some of Radio 3 listeners' requests, which include a hypnotic lullaby by Tarquinio Merula, organ music arranged by Liszt and a complete recording of Dvorak's New World Symphony. And pianist James Lisney requests some French piano pieces played by his teacher, the late Phyllis Sellick.

20080629

Emma Kirkby introduces Radio 3 listeners' requests, including a piano sonata by Scriabin performed by Yevgeny Sudbin, Lalo Schifrin's exotic guitar concerto and Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings. Emma's own choice includes a selection of folk songs from Norway.

20080706

Emma Kirkby guest-presents a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, which include Vaughan Williams's Concerto Academico for violin and string orchestra, part of a vintage recording of Bloch's Avodath Hakodesh conducted by the composer and Strauss's epic Metamorphosen. And singer Catherine King requests the opening movement of Poulenc's Concerto for two pianos.

20080713

Chi-chi Nwanoku returns with another selection of listeners' requests, which include Andreas Scholl singing Handel and Beethoven's Violin Concerto. Cellist Sebastian Comberti chooses a favourite concerto by Jean-Balthasar Tricklir.

20080720

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests. Featuring music by Sterndale-Bennett, Mozart and Moeran, as well as Sibelius's Symphony No 5. With Bernstein conducting Wagner's Prelude to Tristan und Isolde, as requested by this week's guest, artists' manager Steve Abbott.

20080727

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Miles Davis in a rendition of Gershwin's Summertime, Mitsuko Uchida playing Schubert's Piano Sonata No 18 in G. Her guest is bass Brindley Sherratt, who chooses Beethoven's Fidelio.

20080803

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' choices, including Vaughan Williams' Rondel, Mozart's Concerto for flute and harp, and a rare recording of Emil Gilels playing Brahms. Also, guest Adrian Bending requests an anonymous and timeless Passacaglia of Life from early 17th century Italy.

20080803

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' choices, including Vaughan Williams' Rondel, Mozart's Concerto for flute and harp, and a rare recording of Emil Gilels playing Brahms.

Also, guest Adrian Bending requests an anonymous and timeless Passacaglia of Life from early 17th century Italy.

20080810

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests. Including Dukas's The Sorcerer's Apprentice and a quartet movement from the 16-year-old Mozart.

20080817

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces the wish-list of music from Radio 3 listeners, including music set to Shakespeare by Purcell and Britten, and one of Schubert's final pieces for piano played by Maria Joao Pires. Conductor Ivor Bolton shares his passion for a performance of Weber's Der Freischutz overture.

20080824

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including husband-and-wife team Natalie Dessay and Laurent Naouri performing The Fly Duet from Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld. Alfred Brendel plays Mozart's Concert Rondo in D, K 382, while harpsichordist Laurence Cummings makes his own request for an aria from Handel's opera Orlando.

Offenbach: Fly Duet (Orphee aux enfers)

Eurydice ...... Natalie Dessay

Jupiter ...... Laurent Naouri

Lyon Opera Orchestra

Marc Minkowski (conductor)

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Mozart: Concerto Rondo, KV 382

Alfred Brendel (piano)

Academy of St Martin in the fields

Neville Marriner (conductor)

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Anon: Mother Watkins' Ale

Catherine Bott (soprano)

New London Consort

Philip Pickett (director)

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Damase: Seventeen Variations for wind quintet

Reykjavik Wind Quintet

Chandos CHAN 9362 - Tr 15

Handel: Verdi piante (Orlando)

Angelica ...... Rosemary Joshua

Les Arts Florissants

Williams Christie (conductor)

Erato 0630-14636-2, CD 2 - Tr 10

Berwald: Finale: Allegro con spirito (Septet in B flat)

The Gaudier Ensemble

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Beethoven: Sehnsucht, WoO 146

Dietrich Fisher-Dieskau (baritone)

Jorg Demus (piano)

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20080831

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents Radio 3 listeners' requests, which include Haydn's Symphony No 39 in G minor and John Ireland's Decorations for piano. The art of clarinettist Giora Feidman is also shared in Klezmer music requested by Hungarian conductor Ivan Fischer.

Including:

Sablon: Ferme Jusqu'a Lundi

Mireille and Jean Sablon

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Brahms: Ihr Habt nun Traurigkeit (German Requiem)

Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)

The Rundfunkchor Berlin

Berlin Philharmonic

Simon Rattle (conductor)

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Trad: Humoresque Halaka Dance

Giora Feidman (clarinet)

Jeff Israel (guitar)

Richard Sarpola (double bass)

Manny Katz (guitar)

Rick Cutler (percussion)

Peter Weitzner (double bass)

Ali Hafid (darbuka/tambourine)

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Haydn: Symphony No 39 in G minor

The English Concert

Trevor Pinnock (director)

Archiv 427 661-2 - Trs 9-12

Edgar Meyer: Duet for cello and bass

Yo-Yo Ma (cello)

Edgar Meyer (bass)

Appalachian Journey SK 66782 - Tr 8

Ireland: Decorations

John Lenehan (piano)

Naxos 8.553889 - Trs 6-8

20080831

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents Radio 3 listeners' requests, which include Haydn's Symphony No 39 in G minor and John Ireland's Decorations for piano.

The art of clarinettist Giora Feidman is also shared in Klezmer music requested by Hungarian conductor Ivan Fischer.

Including:

Sablon: Ferme Jusqu'a Lundi

Mireille and Jean Sablon

A Table in Montmartre CDP 7 991032

Brahms: Ihr Habt nun Traurigkeit (German Requiem)

Dorothea Roschmann (soprano)

The Rundfunkchor Berlin

Berlin Philharmonic

Simon Rattle (conductor)

EMI 0946 3 653932 - Tr 5

Trad: Humoresque Halaka Dance

Giora Feidman (clarinet)

Jeff Israel (guitar)

Richard Sarpola (double bass)

Manny Katz (guitar)

Rick Cutler (percussion)

Peter Weitzner (double bass)

Ali Hafid (darbuka/tambourine)

Delos D/CD 4005 - Tr 13

Haydn: Symphony No 39 in G minor

The English Concert

Trevor Pinnock (director)

Archiv 427 661-2 - Trs 9-12

Edgar Meyer: Duet for cello and bass

Yo-Yo Ma (cello)

Edgar Meyer (bass)

Appalachian Journey SK 66782 - Tr 8

Ireland: Decorations

John Lenehan (piano)

Naxos 8.553889 - Trs 6-8

20080907

Matthew Barley presents Radio 3 listeners' requests, including music from John Corigliano's Academy Award-winning score for the film The Red Violin, Dawn Upshaw in songs from Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov and a performance from Salisbury Cathedral of Michael Tippett's Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli.

20080914

There is a Russian thread to this programme of listeners' requests as Matthew Barley introduces a pioneering recording of an Orthodox Vespers, Nicolas Medtner accompanying his own songs and Shostakovich's cantata The Execution of Stepan Razin.

And Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski shares his love for the music of his compatriot Karol Szymanowski.

20080921

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' choices, which include a Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody arranged for piano and harmonium, Gounod's celebrated Ave Maria and the Bach prelude on which it was based. Plus performances by the Berlin Philharmonic and Simon Rattle, Angela Hewitt and Leontyne Price. American composer John Adams is the guest requester.

20080928

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including the Bach Double Concerto with David and Igor Oistrakh, the Grieg Piano Concerto with Dudley Moore, the celebrated voices of Alfred Deller and Conchita Supervia as well as the recording that woke up thousands of Radio 3 listeners.

Plus a guest request from conductor Charles Mackerras.

20080928

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including the Bach Double Concerto with David and Igor Oistrakh, the Grieg Piano Concerto with Dudley Moore, the celebrated voices of Alfred Deller and Conchita Supervia as well as the recording that woke up thousands of Radio 3 listeners.

Plus a guest request from conductor Charles Mackerras.

20081005

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including George Gershwin's Summertime in a performance by saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky, stirring military music by Beethoven and Richard Rodgers, Mendelssohn's ambitious choral work Lauda Sion and a tribute to the late pianist Clifford Benson. Actress Kate O'Mara is this week's guest requester.

20081012

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of BBC Radio 3 listeners' requests, including Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky and Faure. She is joined in the studio by baritone Bryn Terfel.

20081019

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including music from Holst's The Planets, Ponchielli's Dance of the Hours from his opera La Gioconda and Myaskovsky's Violin concerto in D.

Plus Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story as requested by singer Elaine Paige.

20081026

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including scenes from Rameau's last opera Les Boreades, music from the Eton Choirbook with Harry Christophers and The Sixteen as well as Charles Ives's Symphony No 2.

Plus a favourite piano Brahms piano trio as requested by pianist Sophie Cashell of BBC Two's Classical Star

20081102

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including music from one of Verdi's lesser-known operas, Giovanna d'Arco, a movement from Beethoven's Waldstein piano sonata, scenes from Saint-Saens's Samson et Dalila and Scriabin's Piano Concerto in F sharp minor.

Plus a rendition of the folk song Wayfaring Stranger, chosen by the guest requester, countertenor Andreas Scholl.

20081102

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including music from one of Verdi's lesser-known operas, Giovanna d'Arco, a movement from Beethoven's Waldstein piano sonata, scenes from Saint-Saens's Samson et Dalila and Scriabin's Piano Concerto in F sharp minor.

Plus a rendition of the folk song Wayfaring Stranger, chosen by the guest requester, countertenor Andreas Scholl.

20081109

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including music for Remembrance Sunday with Haydn's Paukenmesse, Finzi's Farewell to Arms and Mendelssohn's The Hebrides.

Plus Beethoven in a light mood with his variations on Mozart's La ci darem la mano and a celebrated performance of Duke Ellington's Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue as requested by guest Marshall Marcus, the Southbank Centre's head of music.

20081109

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests, including music for Remembrance Sunday with Haydn's Paukenmesse, Finzi's Farewell to Arms and Mendelssohn's The Hebrides.

Plus Beethoven in a light mood with his variations on Mozart's La ci darem la mano and a celebrated performance of Duke Ellington's Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue as requested by guest Marshall Marcus, the Southbank Centre's head of music.

20081116

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces Radio 3 listeners' requests, including a performance by Marisa Robles of Boieldieu's Harp Concerto, Prokofiev's Symphony No 7, the bawdy original version of Lavender's Green and Riff-Raff on the organ by Giles Swain.

And soprano Kate Royal shares her passion for Lorraine Hunt Lieberson's recording from Handel's Theodora.

20081116

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces Radio 3 listeners' requests, including a performance by Marisa Robles of Boieldieu's Harp Concerto, Prokofiev's Symphony No 7, the bawdy original version of Lavender's Green and Riff-Raff on the organ by Giles Swain.

And soprano Kate Royal shares her passion for Lorraine Hunt Lieberson's recording from Handel's Theodora.

20081123

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests, including Kabalevsky and Stanford.

20081123

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents Radio 3 listeners' requests, including Bax's First Northern Ballad, recorded by the late Vernon Handley, a selection of Shakespeare's sonnets composed by Kabalevsky and Stanford's concert variations on the theme Down Among the Dead Men.

And young tenor Jonathan Ansell chooses to hear Bryn Terfel performing the role of Elijah.

20081214

This week's selection of listeners' requests with Chi-chi Nwanoku.

20090104

Dominic Seldis presents listeners' requests.

20090111

Dominic Seldis introduces listeners' requests, including Brahms' Alto Rhapsody.

20090111

Dominic Seldis introduces listeners' requests, including Brahms' Alto Rhapsody.

20090118

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents more of your letters, calls and emails.

20090125

Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including Durufle, Dohnanyi and Anton Rubinstein

20090329

A selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests.

20090719

Including an evocative archive tribute to John Betjeman in both words and music.

20091011

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests.

20091227

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' requests, including Kodaly, Britten and Schubert.

20100110

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents requests, including Orff's fairy-tale opera Die Kluge.

20100214

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including an excerpt from Madam Butterfly.

20100411

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests.

20100829

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' requests including Strauss, Mahler and Britten.

20100919

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces more listeners' favourites.

20100919

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces more listeners' favourites.

20101031

Fiona Talkington opens this week's postbag. Music by Rossini, Mozart, Janacek and Part.

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Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests with an American theme.

Bach: Partitas For Solo Violin

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Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests, including Bach, Wallace and Mussorgsky.

Beethoven, Chopin

Beethoven, Chopin20100509

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including music by Beethoven and Chopin.

Beethoven, Tavener, Wolf

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Fiona Talkington with listeners' requests, including Tippett, Beethoven, Tavener and Wolf.

Bellini, Bach, Prokofiev

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Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including the Black Dyke Mills Band.

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Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a selection of listeners' requests.

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Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Tchaikovsky, Mozart and Dvorak.

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Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including music by Sibelius, Brahms and Bach.

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Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including Khachaturian, Varese and Schubert.

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Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Bliss, Adrian Jack and Vivaldi.

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Chi-Chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including Amy Beach, Sally Beamish.

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Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including Schubert, Petrassi, Coltrane, Martinu.

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Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Elgar, Brahms, Verdi and Beethoven

Chi-chi Nwanoku20090614

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents a special, all-Haydn selection of listeners' requests.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20090705

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Grieg, Bruch and Mozart.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20090712

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests, including A Musical Joke by Mozart.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20090802

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests including Mendelssohn's Sextet.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20090809

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests including Haydn and Puccini.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20090906

Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including music by Debussy and Mozart.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20090920

Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including music from Stefano Landi.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20091018

Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners'requests, including Puccini, The Beatles and Schubert.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20091108

Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including Handel, Rachmaninov and Myslivecek.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20091115

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents Radio 3 listeners' requests.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20091206

Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including dance music from 18th-century Germany.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20091213

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including a trio - possibly by Brahms.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20100117

With Chi-chi Nwanoku. Including Casals playing Bach and Sylvia McNair in Mozart.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20100207

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Prokofiev, Mozart and Elgar.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20100815

Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including pieces by Mozart and Noel Coward.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20100926

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces more listeners' favourites.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20101017

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests, including Britten, Banchieri and CHau.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20101114

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces more requests from Radio 3 listeners.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20101121

Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests: Canteloube, Liszt, Schubert and Tchaikovsky.

Chi-chi Nwanoku20101212

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including a tribute to Henryk Gorecki.

Durufle, Respighi, David Oistrakh

Durufle, Respighi, David Oistrakh20100425

Fiona Talkington presents requests, including Durufle, Respighi and David Oistrakh.

Elgar, Lennox Berkeley, Arne Nordheim20100808

Fiona Talkington introduces more listeners' favourites.

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Fiona Talkington20090621

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' requests, including Bach, Schubert and Ciurlionis.

Fiona Talkington20090628

Fiona Talkington introduces Radio 3 listeners' requests, including Mozart and Beethoven.

Fiona Talkington20090816

Fiona Talkington with listeners' requests, including Mozart, Vaughan Williams and Mahler.

Fiona Talkington20090823

Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests, including Herold, Brahms and Schubert.

Fiona Talkington20090927

Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests. With BBC SO chief conductor Jiri Belohlavek

Fiona Talkington20091004

Fiona Talkington with listeners' requests, including music by Donizetti, Finzi and Dvorak.

Fiona Talkington20091025

Listeners' requests, including Ravel, Lauridsen, Wagner, Reger, Mozart and Billy Mayerl.

Fiona Talkington20091101

Radio 3 listeners' requests, including Elgar, Arensky, Prokofiev, Yoshimatsu and Ives.

Fiona Talkington20091122

Fiona Talkington with listeners' requests, including Edward and Alice Elgar, and Albeniz.

Fiona Talkington20091129

Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests, including a cantata by John Ireland.

Fiona Talkington20100103

Fiona Talkington with listeners' choices, including Ruth Crawford Seeger, Mark Blitzstein.

Fiona Talkington20100124

Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests. With Handel, Ravel and Amalia Rodrigues.

Fiona Talkington20100131

Fiona Talkington presents music from Ibert, Lennon/McCartney and Beethoven.

Fiona Talkington20100404

Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests, including music by Beethoven and Bach.

Fiona Talkington20101003

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' requests, including Vivaldi, Moeran and Franck.

Fiona Talkington20101010

Fiona Talkington with listeners' requests, including Beethoven, Litaize, Faure and Finzi.

Fiona Talkington20101107

Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests, including vintage singing.

Fiona Talkington20101128

Fiona Talkington presents requests, including a tragic ballet and classical castanets.

Fiona Talkington20101205

Fiona Talkington returns with another batch of listeners' suggestions.

Handel Week - Chi-chi Nwanoku20090412

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners requests, including an infamous Handel Lenten oratorio.

Hindemith, Barber, Jadin

Hindemith, Barber, Jadin20100711

Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests, including Hindemith, Barber and Jadin.

Joao Pernambuco, Grieg, Szymanowski20100912

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' requests including Grieg and Szymanowski.

Mahler, Rachmaninov20100530

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' requests, including Mahler and Rutter.

Mahler, Schubert

Martinu, Handel

Mozart, Schubert, Rodrigo Y Gabriela

Mozart, Stravinsky, Delius

Mozart, Stravinsky, Delius20100228

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' requests, including Mozart, Stravinsky and Delius.

Mussorgsky, Elgar, Sibelius

Mussorgsky, Elgar, Sibelius20100221

Fiona Talkington introduces listeners' choices, including Mussorgsky, Elgar and Sibelius.

Purcell Weekend - Emma Kirkby20090322

Emma Kirkby presents a selection of listeners' requests to mark Radio 3's Purcell Weekend.

Rachmaninov, Part, Mozart

Rachmaninov, Part, Mozart20100321

Fiona Talkington presents listeners' requests, including Rachmaninov, Part and Mozart.

Radio 3 Requests20090426

Virtuoso violinist Tasmin Little introduces this week's pick of listeners' requests.

Rossini, Sullivan, Brahms, Cimarosa

Rossini, Sullivan, Brahms, Cimarosa20100418

Chi-chi Nwanoku with listeners' requests, including Rossini, Sullivan, Brahms, Cimarosa.

Saint-saens, Beethoven

Saint-Saens, Beethoven20100307

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Saint-Saens's Piano Concerto No 2.

Schumann, Beethoven, Gershwin20101226

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including Schumann, Beethoven and Gershwin.

Sibelius, Tchaikovsky20100822

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests, including Sibelius and Prokofiev.

Sousa, Haydn, Lauridsen, Franck20110123

Fiona Talkington with listeners' requests, including Sousa, Haydn, Lauridsen and Franck.

Stanford, Boughton, Beamish, Vierne, Mendelssohn

Stanford, Boughton, Beamish, Vierne, Mendelssohn20100725

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces more listeners' favourites, with guest requester Ross Pople.

Tasmin Little20090215

Tasmin Little introduces listeners' requests, including Schubert and the Amadeus Quartet.

Tasmin Little20090503

Radio 3 listeners' requests, including Mozart, Mascagni, Warlock, Chausson and Tchaikovsky

Vaughan Williams, Mozart, Guridi

Vaughan Williams, Mozart, Guridi20100620

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including a choral work by Vaughan Williams.

Verdi, Brahms, John Williams

Verdi, Brahms, John Williams20100314

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests, including Verdi's Requiem.

Young Musician 2010 Special

Young Musician 2010 Special20100516

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a special Young Musician 2010 pick of listeners' requests.

Zemlinsky, Bach

Zemlinsky, Bach20100523

Fiona Talkington presents requests, including Zemlinsky's forgotten work The Mermaid.