BBC Music Magazine Crossword May 1998

ACROSS

7              Drama to upset bullfighter (7)

8              Portuguese composer’s confidence beginning to slip (7)

9              Percussion instrument to spoil a couple of canticles (6)

10           Singer to exclude one sound (8)

11           Love-song, perhaps, seen and read out (8)

12           I’m a long time producing Debussy pieces (6)

13           Consort with fish in Britten opera (6,7)

17           Puts on opera, perhaps – wise men will take in half of it (6)

19           Composer involved in most of a vice ring (8)

22           I’m in USA, caught dancing with a performer (8)

23           Mistakenly go over part of old LP (6)

24           Joe’s a recent British composer (7)

25           A sweet dancer (7)

DOWN

1              Hear, with a shock, about a Prohibition dance (8)

2              Die without Bill or William Walton’s piece (6)

3              Piece of music in concerts on at Aldeburgh (6)

4              Renowned French cellist could spell ruin for English playing! (8)

5              Performers rat on one group of high-pitched singers (8)

6              Brown-haired heroine of song sounds like a spirit (6)

10           Composer edited On the Breve? Not right (9)

14           Claim piano is hogging exercises for a wind instrument (8)

15           Composer broadcast his gripe (8)

16           Schumann opera half-over in Swiss city (8)

18           German tune to undergo arrangement (6)

20           Agree to differ about good popular music (6)

21           Gosh! Miss Langtry’s rejected one with indifference (6)

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