2/5 Donald Macleod follows Corelli to Rome, where he begins to make his mark as a rising star. (R)
BBC Radio 3
1/5 Donald Macleod discusses the basis on which Corelli's reputation was built. (R)
5/5 Donald Macleod and Gerard McBurney survey Gliere's influence and legacy.
4/5 Donald Macleod and Gerard McBurney examine Gliere's position within Soviet Russia.
3/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Gliere's short-lived career as a conductor.
2/5 Donald Macleod is joined by Gerard McBurney to chart Gliere's early teaching career.
1/5 Donald Macleod traces Gliere's formative years, beginning with his early life in Kiev.
5/5 Donald Macleod looks at Donizetti's appointment as court composer to the Austrian emperor.
4/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Donizetti's non-operatic works, including the Requiem.
3/5 Donald Macleod describes how Donizetti took Paris by storm.
2/5 Donald Macleod on Donizetti's problems with censorship, which drove him to leave Paris.
1/5 Donald Macleod explores Donizetti's Neapolitan years.
5/5 Donald Macleod explores Ligeti's vocal and choral music, including Lux Aeterna and Requiem
4/5 Donald Macleod explores Ligeti's dramatic works, including excerpts from Le Grand Macabre.
3/5 Donald Macleod on Ligeti's orchestral music, including Lontano and San Francisco Polyphony
2/5 Donald explores Ligeti's chamber music, including an excerpt from his String Quartet No 2.
1/5 Donald Macleod explores Ligeti's keyboard works, including Continuum for harpsichord.
5/5 Donald Macleod explores Mozart's opera The Magic Flute and the unfinished Requiem.
4/5 Donald Macleod explores how, despite serious money trouble, Mozart wrote two great works.
3/5 Donald Macleod explores the end of the Viennese public's love affair with Mozart's music.
2/5 Donald Macleod looks at the visit of Mozart's father to his apartment in Vienna.
1/5 Donald Macleod looks at Mozart's arrival in Vienna, as he began establishing himself.