Cross­word and quiz

BBC Music Magazine - - Contents - Cross­word set by Paul Hen­der­son

The first cor­rect so­lu­tion of our cross­word to be picked at ran­dom will win a copy of

The Ox­ford Com­pan­ion to Mu­sic and a run­ner-up will win Who Knew? An­swers to Ques­tions about Clas­si­cal Mu­sic (both avail­able at www.oup.co.uk). Send an­swers to: BBC Mu­sic Mag­a­zine, Cross­word 327/Dec, PO Box 501, Leices­ter, LE94 0AA to ar­rive by 29 Nov 2018 (so­lu­tion in Feb 2019 is­sue).

ACROSS

8 Quickly re­view melodic em­bel­lish­ment? Done (3,4) 9 Com­poser not ini­tially an­gry in Italy (7) 11 Canny Lon­tano in­clud­ing this ma­te­rial (5) 12/2d Alien­at­ing aria ill played in work by 9 (9,2,6) 13 Sus­tain notes too much? That’ll have Ravel up­set with dope (9) 14 Stopped over­look­ing bass, like many opera stages? (5) 16 Things of in­ter­est to El­gar, per­haps, rep­re­sented in games (7) 18 Tu­tor a pain dur­ing a lot of col­lege pe­riod (7) 20 Alto tuck­ing into a drink once more (5) 22 French con­duc­tor I know is wor­ried about Gluck’s fi­nale, fol­low­ing source of mu­sic (9) 24 Word­less song with bell? A great per­for­mance (9) 25 Watch­ing fi­nales of the many con­certi in Salzburg (5) 26/27 Work by 9 in deal with Lon­don gala, ex­cep­tion­ally (2,5,3,4)

DOWN

1 Pos­si­bly ar­ranged to in­clude old pi­ano in dif­fer­ent mu­si­cal genre (5,5) 2 See 12 across 3 Dodgy venue qui­etly put on level (4,2) 4 Per­form­ing Rights So­ci­ety about to avoid pi­ano pieces? (8) 5 Opera hero­ine , good and tense, ap­pear­ing in dance (6) 6 Per­son of pas­toral ori­gin re­ceiv­ing Beethoven’s agree­ment to take over (6) 7 Opera-singer need­ing help keep­ing vol­ume ris­ing (4) 10 Fail­ing to com­plete sin­gle opera ex­tract in sun­rooms (7) 15 Hur­ry­ing to North­ern Sum­mer Mu­sic School (10) 17 Large house is set up with opera hero­ine around (7) 18 Work by 9: dancer in­volved with it? (8) 19 Source of treat­ment: harp, ini­tially – it also un­ex­pect­edly ac­cepts pi­ano (8) 21 Room in a suc­ces­sor’s opera for work by 9 (6) 22 Mag­a­zine raised some­thing il­lu­mi­nat­ing re­gard­ing Liszt’s mu­sic (6) 23 Work by 9 to have an ef­fect be­tween Rings (6) 24 In­tro­duc­tions to Hawaii usu­ally laud a lo­cal dance (4)

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