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British Broadcasting Corporation Home. Transmission details in the Network Radio Programme Information 7-day version are not updated after publication. For updates, please see individual day s. The UK's largest rock festival, now in its sixth year, is a three-day extravaganza held at Donington Park and showcases the biggest names in rock.

Daniel and Mike take listeners through all the rocking and shenanigans of the festival with a mix of live music, interviews with bands and performers, backstage news and exclusive performances in the Radio 1 tent. The inimitable Jarvis Cocker, who released his second solo album last month, performs a special acoustic session in Dermot O'Leary's show this week. Dermot also chats to the intrepid explorer, author and former Python, Michael Palin, and there's a chance to hear live music from Australian five-piece, The Panics. The late Tony Wilson was also a confirmed fan.

Ben Kweller has been called everything from a balladeer to a punk rocker and an anti-folker to an indie-popper. This week, Bob Harris finds out more about the inimitable year-old Texan, who plays an After Midnight acoustic session for the show. Ben also talks about his new album, Changing Horses, his recent move from New York City to Austin, Texas, and chooses a selection of his favourite musical influences by other artists.

Malick sings and plays the hoddu, a type of African lute, with accompaniment by Mady Kouyate guitar , Bao Sissoko kora and Komlan Octave percussion. World Routes also includes an interview with David Harrington, founder and artistic director of the Kronos Quartet. He describes the making of their new album, Floodplain, a set of inventive and elaborate arrangements of music from the Nile Valley to the Caspian Sea.

Trumpeter Booker Little was one of the brightest hopes of jazz in the Fifties, forging a new compositional and playing style that offered a way forward from bebop that was strikingly original. Tragically, Booker died in at the age of 23, but his legacy lives on and, in today's programme, Tom Perchard s Alyn Shipton to select highlights from Little's impressive recorded catalogue. Soprano Susan Bullock stars in the title role as Elektra, who swears vengeance for the murder of her father, King Agamemnon, by her mother, Clytemnestra. The opera tells the story of how she eventually achieves this, at the cost of several lives including, finally, her own.

Conductor Mark Elder tackled Strauss's colossal score for the first time and also received critical praise. BBC Radio 3 presents extensive coverage of one of the world's most prestigious singing competitions, featuring highlights from both the song and opera contests, culminating in the Grand Final, live on Sunday, from Cardiff's St David's Hall.

A global event, auditions took place in 44 locations as far afield as Sydney, Stockholm, Bucharest and Beijing. Fiona Talkington presents extended coverage of the Song Prize Recitals and Final, with expert commentary from Catherine Bott, showcasing some of the most beautiful solo songs and lieder ever written. Paul Gambaccini delves into one of the country's most extraordinary archives to tell the story of the early music collectors, in particular, the first and greatest of them, Fred Gaisberg.

The Hayes archive, until recently owned by EMI, contains some of the first recorded music including incredible indigenous songs from Persia, Greece, West Africa and China, among other places. Gaisberg, whose music treasures are in the collection, set up the UK's first record studio. He recorded music hall stars and early classical superstars such as Nellie Melba and Caruso.

Yet it was only the beginning of Gaisberg's adventures in music. Heading east on a kind of musical grand tour, Gaisberg recorded in Russia, Persia, India and Singapore and went on to make more than recordings in China and nearly as many in Japan. Few other figures could be said to have contributed more to the global spread of recorded music. Gaisberg's early recordings remain cultural time-capsules, uniquely authentic sonic artefacts. From 4pm, listeners can hear live tennis coverage with the semi-finals of the Queen's Club championship, followed by commentary on the day's second match in the "Super Eight" stage of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament, again, live from The Oval.

Listeners can hear live, uninterrupted commentary of the rugby league friendly international between France and England, from Stade Jean Bouin, Paris. From the roots of black music through to the current club sounds, Craig Charles explores the best in funk and soul, with classic tracks, new releases and sessions. Craig welcomes internationally acclaimed British soul singer, songwriter and musician, Omar, to his Funk And Soul Show this week. He is also starring at the Young Vic in Been So Long, a musical comedy about romance, rage, revenge and rare groove.

Omar talks to Craig about his career, which has included collaborations with the likes of Stevie Wonder and Erykah Badu, and what he's up to now. DJ and George Lamb sidekick Marc Hughes hosts tonight's 6 Mix, playing a selection of old and new tunes, from funky house and disco to old skool hip hop and breaks. He's live in the mix for a half-hour tech-house set, showcasing his club tunes. Listeners can also take a trip into the world of space disco, as 6 Mix takes a minute ride on the disco train. Pauline Black, lead singer of The Selecter, continues to tell the story of British black music from calypso and the arrival of the SS Empire Windrush from the Caribbean onwards, in a series first broadcast in In tonight's second episode, Pauline explores the late Fifties and early Sixties, when shipping ports like Liverpool and Cardiff became focal points for young teenagers to listen to black music being brought back from America by seamen.

Worldplay is an annual collection of plays from broadcasters around the world all based on one theme. Tim has written, and performs in, this surprising play about life, art and transplantations. Two guides within an art exhibition live with the spoils of a comfortable middle-class life in England. But something is wrong. Gradually, it becomes clear that one of them needs a new heart. Can science prevail? And, if it can, what is the personal cost? John finds out about the inspiration for Ruby's new album of gospel music and also plays tracks from a broad musical spectrum — celebrating both choral traditions and the vibrant world of modern music, as well as spiritually uplifting and reflective music.

The programme also features the week's news from a faith and ethics perspective and the Moment Of Reflection this week comes from Canon Ann Easter. West End star Leanne Jones, currently starring in the hit musical Hairspray, s Elaine Paige this Sunday afternoon and performs Good Morning Baltimore in the studio, exclusively for the programme. Holy Communion is at the heart of Christian worship, commemorating Jesus's final meal with his disciples. In , Fyodor Dostoevsky was in serious debt, addicted to roulette and rejected by several women, he spun these sad materials into The Gambler, a brilliant tragicomic novella written in a feverish few weeks to stave off ruin.

Set in Roulettenburg, a fictional spa town in the Alps, the story tells how Alexei Ivanovich, servant to a bankrupt family, falls madly in love, twice — first with the lovely unobtainable Polina, then with the forbidden thrill of the casino. As Polina demands ever more slavish and reckless obedience from him, Alexei finds liberation in his enslavement and their relationship starts to mutate into something altogether richer and stranger. Meanwhile, a cast of villains and victims — Polina's weak, infatuated uncle, "the General", the pretty young gold-digger he falls for and a scheming French aristocrat with des on Polina — wait to inherit millions from her dying granny, until the old lady herself bursts in, foul-mouthed, furious and up for a good time.

Fortunes will rise and fall, love will be won and lost and hopes and dreams go up in flames, before the roulette-wheel comes to a final stop and the little silver ball makes its choice. Contemporary poet Glyn Maxwell The Nerve, The Sugar Mile, Hide Now recreates the madness and mayhem of a world enthralled by chance, sex and money, a world without values or foundations, spinning out of control. Going to school is a rite of passage we have all shared, but the likelihood is that no two people's experiences are the same.

For some it is remembered as the best days of their lives while, for others, it's just something to endure on the road to independence and even a time of fear and physical pain. Famous for his bushy eyebrows, Denis talks to Kirsty about his favourite music and describes how he would cope on BBC Radio 4's mythical island. At 2pm, there's commentary of the men's tennis final live from Queen's Club followed by the day's second match in the "Super Eight" stage of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament, live from Lord's at 5.

The men behind the Ajunabeats record label and pop trance outfit Oceanlab chat about their worldwide success and how they balance credibility with commercial appeal. Dave also plays a selection of classic dance tunes from the last 30 years, from hip hop and house to retro electro, and there are listener requests, brand new trance and another uned bedroom producer on the phone.

Pauline Black explores the late Sixties and early Seventies when the fast rhythm of ska gave way to the more relaxed style of reggae, as she continues to bring listeners the story of British black music. In Britain, the mods made way for the original skinhe and records such as Desmond Dekker's Israelites entered the charts. BBC Diplomatic Correspondent Bridget Kendall hosts another edition of The Forum, BBC World Service's discussion programme that brings prominent international thinkers together to debate big ideas, providing opportunities for intellectual discourse and debate across national, social and cultural divides.

Daniel P Carter and Mike Davies forces to bring listeners four hours of the best live music from the main stage at Download, and relive the finest moments from 72 hours of metallic mayhem. Many thousands of rock fans will have passed through the gates of Donington Park across three music-packed days to see performances from top acts including Faith No More, Def Leppard, Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Whitesnake and Pendulum: Daniel and Mike will be revisiting their favourite performances.

Beverley Knight brings listeners another vibrant half-hour of inspiring spiritual music and is ed this evening by special guest Ann Nesby — former lead singer with Sounds Of Blackness, who is about to unleash her new album, The Lula Lee Project. There aren't many royal households with a department specifically for fun — but there certainly was in the Court at Versailles. Regular performers at Versailles, they share first-hand experiences as they meander through the many rooms where music was enjoyed — including the Marble Court, where Lully's Alceste took place; The Great Chapel, where grand motets by the likes of deLalande and Campra were played; and the Hall of Mirrors where, at a sumptuous themed costume ball, Madame de Pompadour met Louis XV and one of the most famous affairs in history began.

Each day, Olivier Baumont plays a specially chosen piece of music ranging from Lully to Mozart on the 18th-century Blanchet harpsichord in one of Louis XV's daughters', Madame Adelaide, room. Bach's keyboard masterpiece is performed by one of the great Bach interpreters of our time, renowned Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt, in tonight's edition of Performance On 3.

Whether or not the famous story that Bach wrote the work so it could be played to sooth the troubled nights of an insomniac Russian Count is true, its artistic worth is much greater than the golden cup stuffed with gold coins he was allegedly paid for its composition. Comprised of an achingly beautiful aria and 30 variations based on the bass line and chords that accompany the melody, the work is one of the greatest examples of variation form.

In the lead up to Antony Gormley's "living monument", One And Other, the much-publicised fourth plinth project in Trafalgar Square, the artist presents a series of Essays on five sculptures that have influenced him profoundly.

Gormley discusses the power and influence of five individual sculptures that he believes are seminal works of our time, including Epstein's Rock Drill, ; Brancusi's Endless Column, ; Giacometti's City Square, ; Joseph Beuys's Plight, ; and a major recent work by Richard Serra.

Jez Nelson presents an exclusive session by Peter Vermeersch's Belgian anarcho-big band, Flat Earth Society, in tonight's edition of Jazz On 3, and listeners can expect topsy-turvy tunes that combine written-out compositions and vibrant improvisation. Peter Vermeersch is a reed player, composer and music producer working in improvised and popular music.

He formed his first band, X-Legged Sally, in to perform the soundtracks he wrote for dance productions. In , Vermeersch formed Flat Earth Society and, since then, the band have performed soundtracks to film, dance and opera, collaborated with pianist Uri Caine and have just released their ninth album, Cheer Me, Perverts! Celebrated for her looks and notorious for her passions, Pauline Bonaparte Borghese was considered by many to be the most beautiful woman in Europe.

She married twice, lost her only child and was openly faithless with countless lovers — both male and female. She shocked the continent with her opulent wardrobe and jewels and, most famously, her decision to pose nearly nude for Canova's sculpture — which has been replicated in countless ways through the years. But, just as remarkable as Pauline's private life was her fidelity to her emperor brother.

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