3/5 Donald Macleod discusses JC Bach's friendship with German composer Carl Friedrich Abel. (R)
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2/5 Donald Macleod explores JC Bach's activities in 18th-century London. (R)
1/5 With Donald Macleod. JC Bach rejects a typically Bach career as a provincial organist. (R)
5/5 Donald Macleod focuses on music Handel wrote in response to major political events.
4/5 Donald Macleod focuses on the death of Handel's friend and supporter Queen Caroline.
3/5 Donald Macleod focuses on what happened to Handel after the death of George I.
2/5 Donald Macleod on what happened after Handel took the helm of the Royal Academy of Music.
1/5 Donald Macleod explores Handel's early years in London.
5/5 Donald Macleod asks whether history been fair on Arne and his legacy. (R)
4/5 Donald Macleod on the effect on Arne's career of his bad treatment of his estranged wife. (R)
3/5 Donald Macleod on Arne's success in Dublin, which was followed by bad fortune in London. (R)
2/5 Donald Macleod on Arne's differing attitudes to the public and to his friends and family. (R)
1/5 Donald Macleod introduces the life and work of Arne. (R)
5/5 Donald Macleod evaluates the impact of Field and Chopin on other composers. (R)
4/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Field and Chopin at the height of their fame. (R)
3/5 Donald Macleod surveys the complicated love lives of John Field and Fryderyk Chopin. (R)
2/5 Donald Macleod explores Field and Chopin's early careers. (R)
1/5 Donald Macleod explores the origins of the nocturne. (R)
5/5 Donald Macleod reveals some of the scurrilous comments about Locatelli's private life.
4/5 Donald Macleod on Locatelli the violinist seen through the eyes of his contemporaries.
3/5 Donald Macleod introduces music Locatelli published in his home town of Amsterdam.
2/5 Donald Macleod examines Locatelli's time in Italy as he began to establish his reputation.