BBC Music Magazine April 2005

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ACROSS

7              Opera-singer keen to make comeback (4)

8              Fashionable form of diatonic sign (10)

10           Singer, one tucking into potato (6)

11           Can seem upset about a wealthy patron (8)

12           A long air reorchestrated in opera (8)

14           Delius’s latest on shelf – something appropriate for ‘Sleigh Ride’ (6)

15           Mussorgsky work showing what it’s like to be a nipper? (4,2,3,4)

18           Girl making major contribution to wind instrument? (6)

20           Flowers arranged in car – soprano is taken aback (8)

22           Agents about to harm very big composer (8)

23           Radio broadcast new mode (6)

25           ‘Uncommonly scenic’ also describing one of Stravinsky’s styles? (10)

26           Source of choir-book wherein amount of music is recalled (4)

DOWN

1              A Princess of opera? (4)

2              Composer making sharp comment with little hesitation (6)

3              Composer’s representation of adoring love (8)

4              Contralto among expert singers losing heart in entrance (6)

5              Spiritual filling atmosphere there, allegedly (8)

6              Carols gain being played by woodwind instrument (3,7)

9              Silent music, say, connected with classic Stravinsky work (9,4)

13           See dollies dancing in French piece (but it’s by Franck!) (3,7)

16           Coughing at concerts, say, is featured in gentle hint (8)

17           Operatic heroine showing regret, upset over unknown risk (8)

19           Almost in agreement, almost entirely, regarding serial composition? (6)

21           Country showing serial composition? (6)

24           Stravinsky work in the past ending in desolation (4)

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