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Week 21 17-23 May 2008


  Over one weekend, Radio 3 broadcasts every note written by Chopin

Immerse yourself in the Chopin Experience

THE CHOPIN EXPERIENCE
Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 May on BBC RADIO 3

BBC Radio 3 broadcasts every note written by the great Polish composer Frédéric Chopin and explores his life and work with performances, discussions and contributions from pianists, fans and experts
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5 Live Sport
Saturday 17 May and Wednesday 21 May on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Club football reaches the climax of the season with the E.on FA Cup final from Wembley and the UEFA Champions League final in Moscow
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Radio 2 Live – Neil Diamond
Saturday 17 May on BBC RADIO 2

Iconic singer/songwriter Neil Diamond plays a rare and special session for BBC Radio 2 in London's Radio Theatre
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Brass Britain
Monday 19 May on BBC RADIO 2

Irish songstress Dana and soul star Omar join presenter Stephen Tompkinson to explore the nation's enduring love affair with brass bands
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Power Failure At The Central Bank
Monday 19 May on BBC RADIO 4

BBC Business Editor Robert Peston investigates why central bankers have been transformed from supermen to seven-stone weaklings
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Beats And Beliefs
Monday 19 May on BBC ASIAN NETWORK

Bobby Friction looks at the way Asian bands successfully mix religious messages into their music
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Paul Morley's Guide To Musical Genres
Tuesday 20 May on BBC RADIO 2

Influential popular culture journalist Paul Morley tackles psych-folk to begin his journey discovering the origins, meaning and importance of musical genres
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What Next For Kenya?
Wednesday 21 May on BBC WORLD SERVICE

Mike Wooldridge investigates the causes of the recent conflict in Kenya and assesses the country's future
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A Taste Of Honey
Thursday 22 May on BBC RADIO 4

BBC Radio 4 recalls the impact made 50 years ago by Shelagh Delaney's play, with its groundbreaking portrayal of working-class life and rare exploration of social taboos
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Max – Keep On Moving: 20 Years Of Soul II Soul
Friday 23 May on 1XTRA BBC

1Xtra BBC tells the definitive history of Soul II Soul – arguably the most important black British group ever
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