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Heat 8, 2017

Episode 8 of 13

Paul Gambaccini is in the chair for heat eight in the current season of the wide-ranging music quiz.

Can you name the spectacular new concert hall in Hamburg, and the British tenor who performed at its inaugural concert? If not, what about the only musician ever to be co-credited on a hit record by the Beatles?

Paul Gambaccini will be trying these out on the Counterpoint competitors in today's heat, along with many other questions drawn from every musical genre. There'll be no shortage of musical extracts, some of which will jog your memory, and others you'll be hearing for the first time. The competitors will also each have to specialise in a musical topic which they've had no chance to prepare.

The winner will take another of the places in the semi-finals which begin soon.

Producer: Paul Bajoria.

28 minutes

Music Played

  • Programme Eight

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E Major

    Performer: Jacques Loussier.
    • MCCD-113.
  • Peter Gabriel

    That'll Do (feat. Paddy Moloney & Black Dyke Band)

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125 (Choral) (excerpt)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Performer: Bryn Terfel. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CD-EMX 2186.
  • Lea Salonga, Brad Kane (singers), Studio Orchestra

    A Whole New World

    • DISNEY.
    • DISCD-471.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Performer: Adolph Herseth. Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 415 104-2.
  • Stevie Wonder

    Do I Do

    • MOTOWN.
    • TMSP-6012.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Gloriana Op. 53, Second Lute Song

    Performer: Julian Bream. Performer: Peter Pears.
    • SB-6621.
  • Music from the Stanley Kubrick Films

  • György Ligeti

    Lux Aeterna

    Choir: Stuttgart Schola Cantorum. Conductor: Clytus Gottwald.
    • EMI.
    • 72438-5532221.
  • Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding

    Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)

    • HITS.
    • CDHITS-7.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Waltz No 2 From Jazz Suite No 2

    Performer: The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • 9362-47450-2.
  • George Michael

  • Wham!

    The Edge Of Heaven

    • Epic.
    • 489020 2.
  • George Michael

    Waiting For That Day

    • EPIC.
    • EPIC-491 705-2.
  • George Michael


    • Epic.
    • 491705 2.
  • Grieg

  • Barbara Bonney, Neeme Järvi & Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

    Solveig's Song from Peer Gynt

    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 437 519-2.
  • Leif Ove Andsnes

    Wedding Day at Troldhaugen

    • VC-791198-2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Song of Norway - The Legend

    Composer: George Forrest. Composer: Robert Wright. Conductor: John Owen Edwards. Performer: David Rendell. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • CD TER-21173.

Today's competitors

PADDY DUFFY, an author from London

GARRY HOLLAND, a freelance writer and editor from Didcot in Oxfordshire

BARBARA PRESLAND, a risk and compliance manager from Hove.


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