Leonard Slatkin on the impact of the adagio that became America's 'national funeral music'
Barber's Adagio for Strings
Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer's film theme for Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Max Bruch's piece for cello is based on Jewish prayer sung at Yom Kippur.
Exploring what Leonard Bernstein's song from 'West Side Story' means to different people.
Anthony Holden and Vassily Sinaisky explore the impact of Tchaikovsky's final symphony.
Vivien Goldman, Tenesha the Wordsmith and Whyte Horses
Some of the highlights from 6 Music this week with punk authors, poets and psyche.
The Reindeer Poets
Andrew McGibbon explores the poetry, song and yoiking of the Sámi people in the Arctic.
Marcelle d'Argy Smith and Barry Cunliffe
Marcelle d'Argy Smith, Barry Cunliffe and Sue MacGregor discuss their favourite reads.
Andrew McGibbon explores the sounds of ice in the North Pole and the composers who use it.
Dolly Alderton and Clare Mackintosh
Dolly Alderton and Clare Mackintosh talk about books they love to Harriett Gilbert.