Sue Perkins and Tom Service explore Beethoven's colossal symphonic legacy.
Details of the study of aphasia and the effect of the music of Mozart on the human brain.
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
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
An exploration of the history of the serenade, focusing on the beginnings of the form.
Damian Barr talks to the legendary Portuguese pianist Maria João Pires.
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.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Former leader of the Conservative Party Michael Howard talks about the life of 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.
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.
Andsnes discusses devoting himself to one composer for four years.
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