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Semi-Final 3, 2019

Episode 12 of 13

Paul Gambaccini hosts the general knowledge music quiz, with contestants from all over the UK competing to become Radio 4's musical mastermind for 2019.

The last of this year's heat winners join Paul Gambaccini for the contest to decide who takes the third of the places in the 2019 Final. Questions await them on all aspects of musical knowledge, from 18th century oratorio to 1980s dance music. And which performer has achieved the bestselling British album of the 21st century so far?

Appearing in today's semi-final are
Alexandra Denman, a copywriter from Bristol
Brian Eastty, an actor and teacher from Westcliff-on-Sea in Essex
Alan Franklin, a retired librarian from Fulham in London.

Producer: Paul Bajoria

11 days left to listen

28 minutes

Music Played

  • Counterpoint - Semi-final Three

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E Major

    Performer: Jacques Loussier.
    • MCCD-113.
  • Jamie Cullum


  • Richard Wagner

    Symphony in C Major

    Conductor: Jun Märkl. Performer: MDR Sinfonieorchester.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.573413.
  • Bomb the Bass

    Beat Dis

    • CD NOW-11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B Minor, 'Et Resurrexit'

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Performer: Monteverdi Choir. Performer: English Baroque Soloists.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 469-769-2.
  • Jeff Wayne

    Forever Autumn (feat. Justin Hayward)

    • CD-32356.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Caprice sur des airs danois et russes Op.79 for flute, oboe, clarinet and piano

    Performer: Catherine Cantin. Performer: Maurice Bourgue. Performer: Michel Portal. Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • Decca.
    • 425 861 2.
  • Doris Day At The Movies

  • Doris Day

    Que Sera Sera

    • Virgin.
    • VTDCD-296.
  • Doris Day & Howard Keel

    I Can Do Without You

    • CBS.
    • CBS-467610 2.
  • Doris Day

    Love Me Or Leave Me

    • STYLUS.
    • SMD-984.
  • Moon Pop

  • Mike Oldfield

    Moonlight Shadow

    • NOW.
    • CD NOW-1983.
  • Al Jarreau


    • WARNER.
    • 9362-46461-2.
  • Joan Armatrading

    Baby I

    • A & M.
    • AMLH-64732.
  • Liquid Refreshment

  • Doris Day & Gordon MacRae

    Do Do Do

    • Columbia.
    • CL-6149.
  • Edwyn Collins

    A Girl Like You

    • VIRGIN.
    • VTCD-60.
  • Elkie Brooks

    Lilac Wine

    • TELSTAR.
    • TD-2284.


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