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Episode 10

Counterpoint, Series 27 Episode 10 of 13

Which British political scandal is the subject of a musical Andrew Lloyd Webber is currently writing? Which jazz pianist, who worked closely with Louis Armstrong, was known by the nickname 'Fatha'?

The 2013 Counterpoint tournament reaches the semi-final stage, with three contestants who've proved the breadth of their musical knowledge in the heats returning to compete for a place in the Final.

Paul Gambaccini is in the chair and will be testing the competitors on all aspects of music - whether it be the classics, jazz, musical theatre or the pop charts, there's something to suit every taste in today's programme.

The contestants are from Hove, Bristol and Newcastle.

Producer: Paul Bajoria.

Release date:

28 minutes

Last on

Sat 13 Jul 2013 23:00


TREVOR HARVEY, a retired information officer from Hove;

MICK QUINN, a retired psychiatric nurse from Bristol;

Revd Canon PETER STRANGE, a clergyman from Newcastle.


Round One

Tennant/Lowe: 'Nothing Has Been Proved' from Scandal soundtrack (Dusty Springfield)

Mascagni: Iris, Act 1 - 'Hymn to the Sun' (Bavarian Radio Chorus & Munich RO/Patane)

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.6 - 1st movement (Bavarian Radio SO/Sir Colin Davis)

Rodgers/Edwards: 'My Old Piano' (Diana Ross)

J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 - Sanctus (Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists/Gardiner)

Colplay: 'Clocks'


Jazz At The Movies

Cole Porter: High Society - 'Now You Has Jazz' (Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong)

Burke/Lee: 'He's A Tramp' from Lady And The Tramp soundtrack (Peggy Lee)

Elmer Bernstein: The Man With The Golden Arm - Main Title (Billy May & His Orchestra)


Pop Songs in French

Goland/Gold/Gainsbourg: 'Comment te dire adieu?' (Francoise Hardy)

Jacques Brel: 'Le Moribond'

Lacomblez/Deprijck: 'Ca Plane Pour Moi' (Plastic Bertrand)


Battles in Music

Trad/Jimmy Driftwood: 'The Battle of New Orleans' (Lonnie Donegan)

Walton: 'Spitfire' Prelude & Fugue - from The First of the Few soundtrack

Bogle: 'And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda' (The Pogues)

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