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Heat 3, 2016

Episode 3 of 13

Another trio of music-lovers joins Paul Gambaccini for the wide-ranging quiz.

Competitors from Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and West Yorkshire join Paul Gambaccini for the latest heat of the wide-ranging music quiz. From Beethoven and Korngold to Elton John and Led Zeppelin, the questions and extracts test their knowledge of music in all its variety and provide something for all tastes.

Today's contest comes from the headquarters of the BBC Philharmonic in Salford, and the winner will automatically take a place in the semi-finals with a real chance of competing in the 30th Counterpoint Final at the Proms in September.

Producer: Paul Bajoria.

28 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E Major

    Performer: Jacques Loussier.
    • MCCD-113.
  • Barbra Streisand

    With One Look

    • CK-473880 2.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Die Piraten von Penzance

    Composer: W.S. Gilbert. Conductor: Franz Marszalek. Performer: Koln Runfunk Orchester.
    • Gala.
    • GL 100.566.
  • Elton John

    Yellow River

    • DELTA.
    • 47001.
  • Julius Fucik

    Entry Of The Gladiators

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic.
    • TELDEC.
    • 8.-42337.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Marietta's Lied from Die Tote Stadt

    Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf. Performer: Münchner Rundfunkorchester.
    • RCA.
    • GD87767.
  • Al-Faris

    The Edwardians Theme from 'Upstairs Downstairs'

    Performer: The South Bank Orchestra.
    • PLAY-006.
  • Hundreds & Thousands

  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 100 in G Major 'Military'

    Conductor: Antal Doráti. Performer: Philharmonia Hungarica.
    • Decca.
    • 452 256-2.
  • The Pretenders

    2000 Miles

    • WEA.
    • 242229-2.
  • Busted

    Year 3000

    • 7243 5-82525 21.
  • Symphonies With Nicknames

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter)

    Conductor: Otto Klemperer. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7243 5 67334 2 8.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 6 'Pastoral'

    Conductor: Bernard Haitink. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • LSO.
    • LSO0082.
  • Howard Hanson

    Symphony No 2 "Romantic"

    Performer: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Biddulph.
    • WHL 038.
  • 1971

  • Led Zeppelin

    Rock And Roll

    • 7567--831619-2.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Symphony No 3

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Performer: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 457 647-2.
  • T. Rex

    Get It On

    • Castle Classics.
    • CLAMC 180.

Today's competitors

TIM ADKIN, a solicitor from Stroud;

SIMON LOACH, a receptionist from Bingley in West Yorkshire;

PAUL MOUNTAIN, a solicitor from Worcester.


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