19th-century classical composers in all BBC programmes
Roger Parker, Flora Willson and Semyon Bychkov explore Verdi's attitude to religion.
Simon Russell Beale explores the impact of Wagner on fin-de-siecle British culture.
Fiona Clampin tells the story of two Birmingham professors of music: Elgar and Bantock.
Tom Service finds out about the music composed by philosopher Friedrich Nietszche.
Ravel's Bolero: an early sign of dementia or a musical genius working under pressure?
Paul Allen explores the work that inspired Josef Suk's The Ripening.
Wagner's relationship with French music and ideas. Tim Blanning and Sarah Hibberd discuss.
Susan Hitch explores connections between Tolkien's Lord of the Rings and Wagner's Ring.