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Heat 9, 2017

Episode 9 of 13

The 2017 season of the music quiz reaches the last of the heats, with Paul Gambaccini asking the questions.

The last three of this year's Counterpoint hopefuls join Paul Gambaccini for the always-eclectic music quiz. There's just one place left in the 2017 semi-finals. As always, the questions cover all the bases - from Baroque music to early New Orleans jazz, TV and film themes, 20th century classical and pop music from the 50s to the present day.

The competitors will also be faced with a choice of specialist musical topics on which to answer their own individual questions, with no chance to prepare.

Producer: Paul Bajoria.

28 minutes

Music Played

  • Programme Nine

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E Major

    Performer: Jacques Loussier.
    • MCCD-113.
  • The J. Geils Band


    • CDP-7465512.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Symphonie pour Orgue No 6

    Performer: Wayne Marshall.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5 45320 2.
  • Frank Chacksfield & His Orchestra


    • Vocalion.
    • CDLK 4366.
  • Louis Armstrong

    St Louis Blues

    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 55628.
  • The Beach Boys

    Lady Lynda

    • CAPITOL.
    • 95696-2 1.
  • Iggy Pop

    Lust For Life

    • PREMIER.
    • 7243-83719020.
  • Baritones & Basses

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Falstaff - commedia lirica in 3 acts

    Performer: RCA Italiano Opera Orchestra & Chorus. Performer: Georg Solti. Performer: Sir Geraint Evans (baritone).
    • Decca.
    • 417 168-2.
  • Edward Elgar

    Go Forth Upon Your Journey (Dream of Gerontius)

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra/John Alldis Choir. Performer: Robert Lloyd. Performer: Adrian Boult.
    • EMI.
    • CDS 7 47208 8.
  • BBC Concert Orchestra Cb David Charles Abell & Simon Keenlyside

    I'm Reviewing The Situation

    • CHANDOS.
    • 10838.
  • The Everly Brothers

  • The Everly Brothers

    Cathy's Clown

    • Warner Brothers.
    • 927-159-2.
  • Cliff Richard & Phil Everly

    She Means Nothing To Me

    • EMI.
    • 791-9642.
  • The Everly Brothers

    All I Have To Do Is Dream

    • Emporio.
    • EMPRMC 587.
  • Toys & Games

  • Richard Strauss

    Olympische Hymne

    Conductor: James Stobart. Performer: Locke Brass Consort.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 8419.
  • Pierne

    March of the Little Lead Soldiers

    Performer: The New London Orchestra.
    • CDA-66998.
  • Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson

    I Know Him So Well (from 'Chess')

    • TELSTAR.
    • TCD-2313.

Today's competitors

ANDY BALLARD, a retired HR manager from Woking in Surrey

ALAN McLEAN, an education consultant from Linton near Cambridge

RICHARD SEARLE, a software developer from London.


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