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Heat 5, 2017

Episode 5 of 13

Paul Gambaccini welcomes competitors from the London area and the south coast of England to the latest heat of the eclectic music quiz.

Join Paul Gambaccini for another contest between music enthusiasts from around the UK, bidding for a place in the semi-finals of radio's most prestigious musical quiz. This week's competitors are from the London area and the South coast of England, and Paul's questions test their knowledge of the classics, jazz, stage musicals and more than sixty years of rock and pop music. The musical extracts include familiar favourites alongside plenty of music you've yet to discover.

Producer: Paul Bajoria.

28 minutes

Music Played

  • Programme Five

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E Major

    Performer: Jacques Loussier.
    • MCCD-113.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo a la Russe

    Performer: CBSO / Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7243 5 85538 2 6.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Don Carlo: Act III - Spuntato ecco il di d'esultanza

    Conductor: Georg Solti. Performer: Orchestra And Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
    • Decca.
    • 421 114-2.
  • Scott Walker

    Montague Terrace In Blue

    • FONTANA.
    • 510-879-2.
  • Ernie Henry, Max Roach, Oscar Pettiford, Sonny Rollins & Thelonious Monk

    Brilliant Corners

    • Riverside.
    • 08880-72305014.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    La Belle Helene

    Conductor: René Leibowitz. Performer: The Paris Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus.
    • Regis.
    • RRC2062.
  • Chuck Berry

    My Ding A Ling

    • Chess.
    • 6145 019.
  • Classical Contests

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Leise, Leise

    Performer: Karita Mattila.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Meistersinger (Act 1)

    Performer: Eugen Jochum. Performer: Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin. Performer: Plácido Domingo.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 415-2792.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini

    Performer: Freddy Kempf.
  • Gounod & Massenet

  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Ah Je Veux Vivre - Waltz Song (Romeo & Juliet)

    Performer: Maria Callas.
    • EMI.
    • CD CALLAS-1.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Sanctus from Messe Solennelle De Ste Cecile

    Conductor: Georges Prêtre. Performer: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France.
    • EMI.
    • CDC 7 47094 2.
  • Jules Massenet

    Aragonaise (Le Cid)

    Conductor: Louis Frémaux. Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDM 7 63024 2.
  • Classical Water

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Wassermusik - Harlequinade: Der schertzende Tritonus

    Conductor: Robert King. Performer: The King's Consort.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA 66967.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Fontane di Roma - La fontana del Tritone al mattino

    Conductor: Charles Dutoit. Performer: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal.
    • Decca.
    • 410 145-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Annees de pelerinage: Les Jeux d'eaux a la Villa d'Este

    Performer: Lazar Berman.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 471 447-2.

Today's competitors

RAY ALLEN, a retired head teacher from Portslade near Brighton

CHRIS BOURNE, a freelance translator and copy editor from London

MARK GRANT, an accountant from Bromley in Kent.


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