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Heat 9, 2016

Episode 9 of 13

Competitors from Bradford, Nottinghamshire and Edinburgh join Paul to discover who will take the last of the nine semi-final places.

Competitors from Bradford, Nottinghamshire and Edinburgh join Paul Gambaccini to discover who'll take the last of the nine semi-final places in this 30th anniversary series of the eclectic music quiz.

To succeed, the competitors will have to remember two composers who've made operas of the story of Turandot, and recognise musical extracts by Rodgers & Hammerstein and Iggy Pop among others. That's even before they face their own set of individual questions on a musical topic of which they've had no prior warning.

At stake is a semi-final place and a chance to go forward to the 2016 Final in September.

Producer: Paul Bajoria.

28 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E Major

    Performer: Jacques Loussier.
    • MCCD-113.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Turandot: Overture

    Conductor: John Georgiadis. Performer: Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.550928.
  • Rodgers

    South Pacific Overture

    Conductor: Alfred Newman.
    • RCA.
    • ND-83681.
  • Iggy Pop

    Lust For Life

    • EMI.
    • CDEMC-3739.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Scene D'Amour

    Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen. Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic.
    • Sony Classical.
    • SK 62700.
  • Arnold Bax

    The Garden of Fand

    Conductor: John Barbirolli. Performer: Hallé.
    • PRT.
    • PVCD 8380.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Divertissement - Cortege

    Conductor: Jean Martinon. Performer: Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire.
    • DECCA.
    • 421-173-2.
  • Peter Sellers

  • Peter Sellers & Sophia Loren

    Goodness Gracious Me

    Music Arranger: Colin Sell.
    • EMI.
    • 7243 8-27260 2 9.
  • Peter Sellers

    Balham - Gateway To The South

    • EMI.
    • EMI-724382778226.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Minuet from String Quartet in E Major

    Performer: City of London Sinfonia.
    • GLOBAL.
    • RADCD-127.
  • Classical Music & Food

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni

    Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDS-7472608.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel und Gretel - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Georg Solti. Performer: Lucia Popp. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Decca.
    • 421 112-2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite Op 11

    Conductor: Rudolf Kempe. Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • EMI.
    • 0777-76434629.
  • Classical Dances

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker Suite - Trepak

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 426-975-2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse Triste

    Performer: The Berlin Philharmonic c. Herbert Von Karajan.
    • DG.
    • DG 419-406.
  • D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra

    Dance A Cachucha (The Gondoliers)

    • CDTER2-1187.

Today's competitors

CLIFF CHALLENGER, a charity manager from Bradford

DARREN DUTTON, a lecturer and writer from Worksop in Nottinghamshire

GARY NICHOL, a research chemist from Edinburgh.


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