BBC Music Magazine August 2003

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ACROSS

1          Composer’s most faded song recalled around noon (10)

6          Blemish in Schumann’s Carnaval (4)

10        Recording being curtailed (blast!) is to cause great upset (7)

11        Ancient disc material? Woman’s to ring back (7)

12        Lightweight instrument for the unskilled, no string attached (3,6)

13        Composer runs dances after setback (5)

14        Stories about conductor’s latest abrasive action (8)

15        Obscure meaning, with name hidden – these variations? (6)

18        Half of real string LP? (6)

20        Mahler’s First and Fourth – pieces played simply (8)

23        Czech composer, new star on block, ultimately (5)

25        Listens to participating in genuine practice session (9)

27/28   Line one’s taken in cancan indeed parodies conclusion of early music (7,7)

29        Composer not offering first of quintets (4)

30        These boys will accept a Haydn oratorio (3,7)

DOWN

1          Help musical work to rise in stages (5)

2          Recording medium setting out classier Dvorak overture (5,4)

3          French composer’s guest naughtily pocketing gold (7)

4          CD action – not a trio playing? (8)

5          Stop interrupting scena’s ardour? (6)

7          Instrument seen in small group, nothing more (5)

8          Fugal form with greater depth (no end of depth) needing attention (9)

9          Haydn mass with no name, and otherwise cut internally (6)

14        Castrato developed line with flair (9)

16        Sliding effect signals altered basis of scale? (9)

17        Again makes investigation concerning audience view of Dvorak and Smetana? (8)

19        Hero of Stravinsky opera, I note, to receive in abundance (4,2)

21        Britten work had Pears mostly upset (7)

22        Ghost Trio’s core – what playing (6)

24        Unfinished Holst movement’s latest to premiere in performance site (5)

26        Location of piano contest – is first, we hear (5)

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