Listen to programmes examining the life and works of George Frideric Handel.
BBC Business Correspondent Peter Day explores Handel's success on the stock market.
Discover more programmes from around the BBC exploring arts throughout the 18th century.
Join the conversation about the season on Twitter using the hashtag "#bbc18C'.
Suzy Klein and Christian Curnyn explore key pieces of music from the Georgian period.
Crime, economics and power - listen to special 18th century editions of Free Thinking.
See all galleries from The 18th Century Season
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