3/5 William Dalrymple examines a 17th-century miniature portrait of the Sultan of Bijapur.
2/5 William Dalrymple celebrates a remarkable 7th-century rock carving near the Bay of Bengal.
1/5 A mural from the Ajanta caves showing the king of Varanasi on a hunting expedition.
Mahan Esfahani discovers why the harpsichord is an often misunderstood instrument.
Matthew Sweet explores WWI popular culture with the help of historians and performers.
5/10 Stephen Johnson on the reactions of the first audiences to Stravinsky's The Firebird.
4/10 Exploring the impact of Bach's St Matthew Passion on its first audiences in Leipzig.
3/10 Exploring how Schumann's Scenes from Childhood were listened to by their first audiences.
2/10 Exploring the impact of Victoria's Lamentations on listeners in Counter-Reformation Rome.
1/10 Exploring the impact of Haydn's Military Symphony on its first audiences in 1790s London.