Geoffrey Smith surveys the influence of early masterpieces by the great Louis Armstrong.
With Radio France Philharmonic under Vladimir Ashkenazy in Prokofiev, Strauss and Roussel.
Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.
James Jolly presents music by Debussy, Britten and Strauss plus a Bach cantata.
Michael Berkeley's guest is novelist Tessa Hadley.
Catherine Bott presents three cantatas Handel wrote in Italy in the early 18th century.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra under Alexander Vedernikov in Shostakovich, Aho and Sibelius.
From St Pancras Church, as part of the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music. (R)
Aled Jones meets four Americans with a passion for the vocal music of Sardinia.
Texts and music on the theme of good women. Readers: Oliver Dimsdale and Sian Thomas.
Matthew Sweet looks back at the life and career of playwright Arnold Wesker.
Arnold Wesker's landmark play portraying the age-old battle between realism and idealism.
2/3 Moshe Morad presents a performance given by oud player Taiseer Elias.
Julian Joseph presents saxophonist Martin Speake in concert at Kings Place in London.
John Shea presents music for flute, harp and viola by Debussy, Bax and Takemitsu.
Monday 21 May 2012