Longest broadcast of a single piece of music
Who
BBC Radio 3
What
8 hr 1 min 23 sec hour(s):minute(s):second(s)
Where
United Kingdom (London)
When

The longest broadcast of a single piece of music is 8 hr 1 min 23 sec and was achieved by BBC Radio 3 (UK), in London, UK, on 27 September 2015.

This was a broadcast of Max Richter’s piece “SLEEP” and was performed live from Wellcome Collection. The ensemble comprised: composer Max Richter (piano, keyboards and electronics) , Grace Davidson (soprano), Natalia Bonner and Steve Morris (violins), Reiad Chibah (viola), Ian Burdge and Chris Worsey (cellos).