Upbeat: Bet you listen

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The Independent Culture
ANYBODY fleeing the new, chatty Radio 3 in search of wall-to-wall classical muzak will have to go much further than Classic FM. When the station introduces 'Nick Bailey with The World's Most Beautiful Music' at 6am on Monday 7 September, the tunes will be punctuated by news, sports reports, finance, weather and traffic. At 9am Henry Kelly takes over ('Bach, Brahms and banter from one of Ireland's best-loved exports'), and you can stretch your mind further: 'Call him on the HUM Line to discover the title of 'that' tune. Put a bob on the nag's head with Henry's horse, pick a concert from the Gig Guide.' Expect a boom in breakfast TV.