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Heat 4, 2016

Episode 4 of 13

In the fourth heat of the 2016 series, Paul Gambaccini welcomes competitors from Hampshire and London to face questions on every genre of music.

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In the fourth heat of the 2016 series Paul Gambaccini welcomes competitors from Hampshire and London to face questions on every genre of music, with plenty of surprises and intriguing musical extracts. The programme comes from the BBC's historic Maida Vale studios.

Which American group wrote and originally performed the song which gave Lulu her first (and still best-known) hit? With which orchestra was Eugene Ormandy associated for more than forty years? Which composer is the subject of Julian Barnes's recent novel The Noise of Time?

In addition to general musical questions such as these, the competitors have to choose a special musical topic on which to answer their own individual questions, with no prior warning of the categories and no chance to prepare.

Producer: Paul Bajoria.

28 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E Major

    Performer: Jacques Loussier.
    • MUSIC CLUB.
    • MCCD-113.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No.9

    Performer: Hallé. Performer: Sir Mark Elder CBE.
  • Curtis Mayfield

    People Get Ready

    Performer: Aretha Franklin.
    • Rhino, Atlantic.
    • 812273575-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B minor (Agnus Dei)

    Performer: David Daniels. Performer: The English Concert.
    • Virgin.
    • 50999-51903725.
  • The Isley Brothers

    Shout

    • Global Television.
    • RADCD-66.
  • Imelda Staunton

    Everything's Coming Up Roses

    • UNIVERSAL.
    • CASTCD117.
  • Ulster Orchestra / Vernon Handley

    The Red Knight's Mazurka (Checkmate)

    • Chandos.
    • CHAN-8503.
  • Heavenly Bodies

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Song To The Moon

    Performer: Gabriela Beňačková. Performer: Czech Philharmonic.
    • Supraphon.
    • 90C37-7201.
  • Pete Moore

    Asteroid

    Performer: Pete Moore Orchestra.
    • Virgin.
    • VTDCD-80.
  • matthews

    Pluto - The Renewer

    Performer: David Lloyd-Jones. Performer: Ladies of RSNO Chorus. Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
    • 8555-776.
  • Aaron Copland

  • Aaron Copland

    Symphony No 3: Molto deliberato

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • Sony.
    • SM3K-46559.
  • Aaron Copland

    El Salón México

    Conductor: Aaron Copland. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • Sony.
    • SM3K-46559.
  • Aaron Copland

    Appalachian Spring

    Conductor: Aaron Copland. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Sony.
    • SM3K-46559.
  • Music For A Sweet Tooth

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Samson Et Dalila: Bacchanale

    Conductor: Thomas Beecham. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • CDM-763412 2.
  • The Beatles

    Savoy Truffle

    • Parlophone.
    • CDS-746443 8.
  • Screen Orchestra

    Overture Mary Poppins

    • Walt Disney.
    • CD 016.

Today's competitors

MIKE COOPER, an education and training consultant from Totton in Hampshire;

LINDA RIDD, a retired carer from London;

RUFUS STILGOE, a barrister, also from London.

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