Performed by musicians from the BBC Philharmonic
One of the UK's leading choreographers nominates the Indian mathematician Ramanujan.
Details of the study of aphasia and the effect of the music of Mozart on the human brain.
Ben Okri on 'the effortless angel of the art of the music of the spirit' - Mozart
For Stalin, privacy was key. So how would he feel about his secrets being revealed?
Broadcaster and campaigner Esther Rantzen chooses Queen Elizabeth I.
How Antony Hopkins's radio show Talking About Music encouraged appreciation of Mozart.
British General Sir Michael Rose selects 'Father of the American Nation' George Washington
Professor Marcus du Sautoy argues that mathematics drives science.
An exploration of the history of the serenade, focusing on the beginnings of the form.
Bridget Kendall hears from witnesses to Khrushchev's thaw following the death of Stalin.
Naomi Alderman on how Lady Mary Montagu used her own child to prove smallpox inoculation.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Austrian princess, guillotined as Queen of France.
Join Greg Jenner for a fun homeschool history lesson on Mary Queen of Scots.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Michael Howard, Conservative Party former leader, tells Matthew Parris about Elizabeth I.
Michael Morpurgo nominates Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, assisted by Stephen Johnson.
Charles Hazlewood explores Mozart's The Magic Flute through the principal characters.
Stephen Johnson explores the musical nuances found in Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.
A celebration of Mozart's genius through the autograph manuscript of his Haffner Symphony.
Charles Hazlewood conducts the BBC NOW and soloists in Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante.
Tom Service and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra explore Mozart's Linz Symphony.
David Owen Norris and pianist Ashley Wass consider how Mozart improvised at the piano.
Cliff Eisen talks about travel in the 18th Century, and discovers the Leopold's books.
Cliff Eisen explores Mozart's world through objects. Today: Mozart's watch
Cliff Eisen explores Mozart's world through objects. Today: Mozart's portraits.
Cliff Eisen explores Mozart's world through objects. Today: Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Cliff Eisen explores Mozart's world through objects. Today: Mozart's Piano
Cliff Eisen explores Mozart's world through objects. Today: Mozart's games.
Cliff Eisen concentrates on a 18th-Century state-of-the-art telescope and a musical clock.