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Heat 6, 2019

Episode 6 of 13

Contestants face questions on music of all genres and eras, in the wide-ranging quiz chaired by Paul Gambaccini

Who wrote the libretto for Mozart's The Magic Flute? And who wrote the lyrics for Fats Waller's songs Ain't Misbehavin' and Honeysuckle Rose?

If our competitors today know the answers to these questions they'll be off to a good start in the latest contest to find the musical mastermind of 2019. Today's sixth heat comes from the Radio Theatre in central London, and a place in the semi-finals awaits the winner. Paul Gambaccini asks the questions, and they include specialist questions on a musical topic which the contenders will have to choose on the spot, with no prior warning and no chance to bone up.

Taking part today are
Paul Holmes, a design consultancy director from Exeter
Roseanne Jardine, a teacher from Lyme Regis in Dorset
Stephen Smith, a clinical psychologist from Eastleigh in Hampshire.

Producer: Paul Bajoria

27 days left to listen

28 minutes

Music Played

  • Counterpoint Programme Six

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E Major

    Performer: Jacques Loussier.
    • MCCD-113.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trumpet Concerto in E Flat

    Performer: Alison Balsom.
    • BBC Records.
    • BBCMM325.
  • BTS

    Fake Love

    • Big Hit Entertainment.
    • BHK 1007.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No 4 in E flat, 'Romantic'

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • Philips.
    • 420 881-2.
  • The Beat

    Ranking Full Stop

    • EMI.
    • 7243-59332727.
  • Cleveland Pops Orchestra

    Slaugher On Tenth Avenue

    • Sony Classical.
    • SBK 63034.
  • Béla Bartók

    Concerto for Orchestra

    Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra.
    • Phillips Digital.
    • 456 575-2.
  • Language of Love

  • Brigitte Bardot & Jeanne Moreau

    Paris Paris Paris

    • United Artists.
    • UAS 5135.
  • The Style Council

    Paris Match

    • Polydor.
    • POLYDOR-815 277-2.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Echoes Of France - La Marseillaise

    • EMI.
    • EMI-7806582.
  • Kate Bush

  • Kate Bush

    The Man With The Child In His Eyes

    • EMI.
    • EMC-3223.
  • Kate Bush


    • EMI.
    • T0100031375.
  • Kate Bush

    Running Up That Hill

    • UMC/Decca.
    • B008U7JREK.
  • The Big Band Sound

  • Buddy Rich

    The Beat Goes On

    • Pacific Jazz.
    • B00000-5H3M.
  • Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett

    The Lady Is A Tramp

    • Columbia.
    • n/a.
  • Jeff Goldblum & Imelda May

    Straighten Up and Fly Right

    • Decca.
    • 6792597.


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