Stories of love, loss and joy associated with Auld Lang Syne.
Examining the power of the hymn How Great Thou Art.
How the carol O Holy Night touched the lives of the archbishop of York and Katie Melua.
Erica Wagner explores America's relationship with its national anthem, an ode to its flag.
Soul Music examines the harrowing stories behind the song made famous by Billie Holiday.
Alistair Cooke reflects on why the national anthem is more emotive since the 9/11 attack.
Time to change the national anthem?
Exploring America's national anthem, set to the tune of an English social men's club song.
Stephen Johnson looks at three English masterpieces.