This week, Madonna - the making of an icon; the power of music in politics; and pop lyrics.
This week, Chicago, the tenor sax in jazz, and jazz compositions.
This week, 60s political trends, brass bands and Res Rocket Surfer.
This week, in at the deep end as a DJ, a record producer and a musician in a military band.
Verity Sharp and Tommy Pearson meet some of the musicians and composers who blend traditional music with more modern genres.
They find out about Bill Whelan's music for `Riverdance', dance to Scottish band Shoolgenifty's wacky rhythms, chill to the mellow jazz-influenced sounds of Corrina Hewat's clarsach, and talk to Chinese flautist Guo Yue about the influences of his music.
This week, building an organ, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Electronic Wind.
writing music to order, including music for a television drama series.
Tommy Pearson and Verity Sharp travel to Scandinavia and explore the rich musical traditions of Finland and Norway.