I miss ” Interpretation on Record”….. Radio 5 on football never talk down, they assume basic knowledge and try to add to it. Use our service to find it! Became the Presentation Editor in 1972. Don’t know what song’s been playing on the radio? That’s true David. In this arena is where a Rob Cowan or Andrew McGregor stands out. ( Log Out /  Plate of Chips! Do you know whether his radio broadcasts are accessible on the web? This job posting expired and applications are no longer accepted. Written and read the. He was a model communicator, on or off air. His gentle, elderly voice was the last one heard before the national anthem, when he invariably signed off "That was the news, and that was Peter Barker reading it". Try it. This Listener then soon morphs into someone much more omnipotent and tyrannical than any Stalin or Mao. Splitting my time between Radio 3 and 6 Music meant that there wasn’t really a typical day. Briefly an announcer with the South African Broadcasting Corporation. ( Log Out /  Thanks Charles for your amusing anecdotes on this and other blog posts. I’ve recently discovered a sample of Rodney Milnes’ shows on Utube, and I must confess that I’m addicted. Please follow this up …  it’s an important topic. A clip of you launching Radio Manchester made it into my BBC90 sound montage. My pet hates are: quizzes; phone ins; uninformative fill-in woffle before and after concerts, and stuff that is more about the presenter than about the subject matter. Performers too sometimes take interpretative options that call for some clarification (Glenn Gould, Horowitz, Huberman, Toscanini, Furtwängler), especially in view of today’s very different interpretative manners. Quality radio with mature professional presenters and the greatest music ever recorded was a thing of the past, until now! Radio 3 Presentation Team in 1972. BBC Radio 1 has announced a presenting shake-up for 2021, with five new presenters set to join the station while three current presenters will be departing. Rob. Left the staff in 1979 but returned as one of the presenters of Mainly for Pleasure. Detailed Information does not put of the beginner, quite the opposite, and we all begin with no information. Recommendations always come with opinions – how can they not? Some listeners will find the facts of interest whereas others no doubt just want to get on with the business of listening. The BBC at one point had a new and brilliant young member of the team: Sara Mohr Peitsch, who on occasion was brought in to present certain Promenade concerts on television. But what is specialist opinion? Even in those fairly formal R3 announcements John sounded like a great character. Sorry about the deletes, nothing untoward. Best wishes. We are now at the point where Rob Cowan and Sara Mohr-Pietsch are reduced to punting for texts and reading bits from the papers, in between ever-shorter chunks of music. Comments about the over-reliance on texts could, of course, apply to many programmes these days. I have enjoyed the background information more than the subsequent music, but that is a start. I’ve poached this posting re the Breaking Free season on Radio 3 from Facebook. Our playlist stores a BBC Radio 3 track list for the past 7 days.. Tue 15.12; Wed 16.12; Thu 17.12; Fri 18.12; Sat 19.12; Sun 20.12; Mon 21.12 A listing of the presenters and newsreaders. Radio 3 Presenter BBC Apr 2016 - Present 4 years 9 months. Radio X | Radio station playing fresh rock and guitar-based music. But on the matter of presenters: What else can you do? In her charge, one felt comfortable and confident of an assured, balanced perspective of the evening’s proceedings. If you are it invalidates genuine enthusiasm. Howard Stern. RTÉ Radio Highlights. January 7, 2017 at 11:39 am Reply. Less chat when it is not needed may be desirable, but no explanations of any kind, and no advance playlist in print or online was perhaps a step too far in the other direction. ( Log Out /  Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Best. We may disagree with the choice but, more often than not (and certainly as far as I am concerned) we are likely to learn from what we are being told. I learnt all my music in the 70s on radio 3. His highly personal ‘guidance’ helped a butcher’s son develop a consuming interest in the arts fifty years ago, and was therefore instrumental in part in shaping my entire life. BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC.Its output centres on classical music and opera, but jazz, world music, drama, culture and the arts also feature. Designed the Talking Notes service for the South Bank Centre. It might have done me good – or enriched my understanding of music, but for me, it was too much. The problem is too many people are ignorant about Radio 3's output and just say 'it's all classical' - which it isn't. BBC Radio 3, with presenters such as Clemency Burton-Hill, has been criticised for dumbing down its classical music output Credit: Photo: BBC Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Not whether they are being off-putting to timid newcomers. Music critics on newspapers are paid to ‘give their opinion’, not to educate. From my point of view the guidance offered by presenters is invaluable. Many of these voices are almost musical in their own right. Keep reading to find out more about your favorite presenter and their presentation records on 702. At best, presenting creates debate. Saturdays | 11:30am – 12pm. ‘We may disagree with the choice but, more often than not (and certainly as far as I am concerned) we are likely to learn from what we are being told.’ That’s about as good a reaction as Record Review could hope for because it hits the ‘critical’ nail on the head. Best. But doesn’t that go for audience reaction too, especially at a concert? Remember when we met at the Gramophone Awards donkeys-years-ago: Plate of Chips. Edge Radio Community radio for Wotton and beyond.. play_arrow. Care and Carers on The Ryan Tubridy Show. The Breaking Free season has been a good example. Gone are those weird moments where I would switch Radio 3 on only to hear utter silence, waiting for a voice to solemnly tell me what the piece I had just missed was. Those fairly formal R3 announcements John sounded like a great source of Czech beyond. Approach the music in the Smooth Radio … BBC Radio 3 up-and-running long term I doubt that Radio would. 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