Cross­word and Quiz

Test your wits and mu­si­cal knowl­edge

BBC Music Magazine - - CONTENTS -

The first cor­rect so­lu­tion of our monthly cross­word to be picked at ran­dom will win a copy of The Oxford Com­pan­ion to Mu­sic worth £40 (avail­able at book­stores or www.oup.co.uk). Send your an­swers to: BBC Mu­sic Mag­a­zine, Cross­word 307, PO Box 501, Le­ices­ter, LE94 0AA to ar­rive by 18 May 2017 (so­lu­tion in our Au­gust 2017 is­sue). Cross­word set by Paul Hen­der­son

ACROSS

1 Min­i­mum of solem­nity in char­ac­ter when ex­hibit­ing Hun­gar­ian dance (7) 5 Com­pany’s roles in HMS Pinafore? They get equal billing (2-5) 9 Some fer­tile area – as ref­er­enced by Vaughan Wil­liams? (3) 10 US com­poser left with US honor, I fancy? That’s about right (3,8) 11 Rhyth­mic pat­tern is cut out (5) 12 Pe­cu­liar equip­ment brought back and left for mu­si­cal (5,4) 13 Mu­si­cal item, strangely lame, not pre­sented in one go? (9) 15 Ger­man com­poser leav­ing around start of recital (4) 18 Tal­ent show win­ner per­haps en­gaged in ri­tor­nello – disas­ter when played back (4) 19 I ar­gue wildly about 75% of Ring, wav­ing his­toric vi­olin (9) 22 60% of con­tral­tos sadly re­gret back­ing story-teller (9) 24 Early trom­bone, mi­nus some con­tents, re­called brass in­stru­ments (5) 25 Singer de­pict­ing noc­tur­nal storm? (11) 26 Duo ditch­ing pi­ano for song (3) 27 Ger­man city choir’s ini­tial English qual­ity (7) 28 Shorten ar­ti­cle by English com­poser (7)

DOWN

1 De­mand that is en­com­pass­ing mu­si­cal work for steam-or­gan (8) 2 Hit parade, sadly, is a hated sys­tem (9) 3 Schu­bert piece only taken up by US la­bel (5) 4 So­prano’s bad mood over the French dis­or­der (7) 5 Lady in choir head­ing for lo­cal ra­dio sta­tion? (7) 6 14’s col­lab­o­ra­tor, ap­par­ently hav­ing prob­lems with the brass sec­tion? (9) 7 Enough at­tack? Not quite (5) 8 Record­ing some bands in Gle­nea­gles (6) 14 Jazz great head­ing off for New Zealand city (9) 16 Part of guitar pro­duc­ing drab forte, pos­si­bly (9) 17 Fin­ish ar­range­ment of airs with English hymn from the past (4,4) 19 Scot­tish per­former from Scot­tish val­ley about to leave French city (7) 20 Ara­bic and In­dian mu­sic en­thralling one Span­ish com­poser (7) 21 Good se­ries of per­for­mances, say, up­held rock style (6) 23 Con­fines one Amer­i­can com­poser with se­cond (5) 24 Tenor, one re­ceiv­ing be­quest of those peo­ple (5)

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