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Heat 9, 2019

Episode 9 of 13

Paul Gambaccini hosts the quiz that covers music in all its varieties, with competitors this week from the north-west of England and the West Midlands

Three more music lovers join Paul Gambaccini in Salford for the last of the 2019 heats in the music quiz tournament. Today's winner will take the sole remaining place in the semi-finals, and stand a chance of making it all the way to the 33rd Counterpoint champion's title. To get there, they'll have to answer Paul's questions on everything from Schubert to New Order, and from Mary Poppins to Kraftwerk. They'll also each be asked to choose a special musical topic on which to answer a set of individual questions, without any prior warning of the categories available.

Today's competitors are:
Steve Davismoon, a university department head from Manchester
George Spann, a health and social care regulator from Solihull
Brian Thompson, a retired schoolteacher from Liverpool.

Producer: Paul Bajoria

15 days left to listen

28 minutes

Music Played

  • Counterpoint Programme Nine

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E Major

    Performer: Jacques Loussier.
    • MCCD-113.
  • Emory Gordy

    When I Reach The Place I'm Going

    Composer: Joe Henry. Performer: Jessie Buckley.
    • Universal-Island Records.
    • N/A.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Symphony No 1 'A Sea Symphony' (3rd mvt, 'The Waves')

    Performer: Hallé.
    • Halle.
    • CD HLL 7542.
  • Steeleye Span

    Old Matron

    • Park Records.
    • PRKCD154.
  • Libera

    Salva Me

    • 398429053-2.
  • Electronic

    Getting Away With It

    • POLYGRAM-TV5255672.
  • John Barry


    Performer: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • NFI-NFI.
  • Around The World In 80s Pop

  • Murray Head

    One Night In Bangkok

    • Knight Records.
    • KNCD-12018.
  • Kim Wilde

    Kids in America

    • EMI.
    • 7243-59854328.
  • Kraftwerk

    Tour de France

    • MUTE.
    • CDSTUMM-310.
  • Variations On A Theme Of Paganini

  • Franz Liszt

    Etude No 6 in A minor (6 Grandes Études De Paganini)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA67370.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    18th Variation Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • London.
    • 469 178-2.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Variations On A Theme By Paganini for Two Pianos

    Performer: Giorgia Tomassi. Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • EMI.
    • 7243-5-62970-2-9.
  • Three Is The Magic Number

  • Bob Marley & The Wailers

    Three Little Birds

    • Island.
    • Island-548-904-2.
  • ABBA

    I Wonder (Departure)

    • EPIC.
    • CD-10017.
  • Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington & Max Roach

    Money Jungle

    • BLUE NOTE.
    • 7243 5-38227 2 9.


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