Sue Perkins and Tom Service explore Beethoven's colossal symphonic legacy.
BBC business correspondent Peter Day explores Handel's financial dealings.
Michael Berkeley's guests is dancer and choreographer Akram Khan.
Charles Hazlewood explores pieces by Strauss and Respighi inspired by music from the past.
Exploring the special place the music of Bach occupies in the lives of many music lovers.
Details of the study of aphasia and the effect of the music of Mozart on the human brain.
Private Passions guests reveal how Bach transformed their lives.
Professor John Butt explores the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Stephen Johnson and pianist Leon McCawley examine Bach's Partita No 4.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and influence of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
An exploration of Beethoven's first and last sonatas for cello and piano.
Stephen Johnson and the BBCSO with Grant Llewellyn explore Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.
Stephen Johnson explores Beethoven's String Quartet in A minor, Op 132.
Stephen Johnson explores Beethoven's Third Symphony in E flat, the Eroica.
Ben Okri on 'the effortless angel of the art of the music of the spirit' - Mozart
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms's String Quartet No 3 in B flat, Op 67.
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms's challenging Violin Concerto.
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms' Second Symphony, with a performance by the BBCNOW.
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms's Symphony No 4, with excerpts and a complete performance.
Stephen Johnson explores Brahms's Fourth Symphony.
How Antony Hopkins's radio show Talking About Music encouraged appreciation of Mozart.
Stephen Johnson examines Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and writer ETA Hoffmann.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Frederick II, king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786.
Cartoonist Ralph Steadman and translator Adam Czerniawski discuss the philosopher's life.
Tom Service finds out about the music composed by philosopher Friedrich Nietszche.
Robert Hollingworth explores Handel's youthful choral work Dixit Dominus.
Catherine Bott and Laurence Cummings explore the workings of Handelian 'opera seria'.
John Tusa meets the composer and director Heiner Goebbels.
An exploration of the history of the serenade, focusing on the beginnings of the form.