4/5 Richard Cohen explores how the sun has inspired generations of painters.
Nick Barraclough delves into the world of backing vocalists.
5/12 Peter White discusses William Hay, an 18th-century MP born with spinal curvature.
5/5 How long will the sun shine? And it's time for the author to seek out the perfect sunset.
2/6 Leonard Slatkin on the impact of the adagio that became America's 'national funeral music'