2/5 Donald Macleod focuses on the years leading up to World War I.
1/5 Donald Macleod explores Bartok's sickly childhood, early life and musical beginnings.
5/5 Donald Macleod discusses Haydn's receiving commissions from Naples, Paris and London.
4/5 Donald Macleod on how Haydn bowed out of opera, returning to composing string quartets.
3/5 Focusing on Haydn's taking a mistress and the destruction of the Eszterhaza opera house.
2/5 Focusing on groundbreaking string quartets and Haydn's bidding his prince farewell.
1/5 Donald Macleod focuses on Prince Nicolaus Eszterhazy's expansion of his palace.
5/5 How music in Munich began to change because of the Jesuits and the Counter-Reformation.
4/5 Focusing on the time when Lassus was showered with honours and was courted by royalty.
3/5 How Lassus dazzled as a composer and performer at an important royal occasion.