4/5 Donald Macleod focuses on the time when Khachaturian was denounced by Stalin for formalism
3/5 Donald Macleod focuses on the time when Khachaturian's Masquerade waltz became a big hit.
2/5 The story behind the writing of Khachaturian's famous work, the Sabre Dance from Gayane.
1/5 Donald Macleod on how Khachaturian's life changed dramatically when he moved to Moscow.
5/5 Donald Macleod on Bach's last years, when his focus turned to his posthumous reputation.
4/5 Donald Macleod on Bach's move to Leipzig, where he set about transforming musical life.
3/5 Donald Macleod on why Bach found joy and sadness after he became court conductor in Cothen
2/5 Donald Macleod follows the young Bach to his new job at the court of Weimar.
1/5 Donald Macleod examines some of the earliest surviving stories from Bach's youth.
5/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Debussy's late burst of creativity in 1915.