BBC Music Magazine Crossword May 2011

ACROSS

1/5d       Residing in New York, had tunes arranged, enshrining women’s celebration of marraige (2,6,7,4,7)

9              Façade contributor to pose nicely (7)

10           Drunkard carrying melody returned sustained chords (7)

11           Sequence of notes in common time – demand to include that (5)

12           Manager’s a star in dance (5,4)

13           Composer’s cast, including choir, run in (9)

15           Composer’s catalogue in audio form (5)

17           Core of orchestra seen in most successful circle (5)

18           Broadcasts extracts of The Mission soundtrack (9)

20           Embellishment Cage developed with tenor (5,4)

22           Beethoven, losing heart, adopting loud noise in type of study? (5)

23           Popular item I love (not end of concerto) (2-5)

24           Japanese artist’s new arrangement of haikus around start of oratorio (7)

25           Folk-song: no general minor variant around end of melody (5,3,7)

DOWN

1              Helps string players, saving end of thumb (7)

2              Nude Tosca, twirling, lasts longer than ballerina (9)

3              Grimes character’s more enthusiastic? Mostly (5)

4              Slippery figure found in bourrée (lively) (3)

5              See 1 across

6              Verdi opera put on: vehicle that’s a failure mostly (3,6)

7              Opening piece: note in it starts to resound oddly (5)

8              Achieve high note around start of symphony (the German form) (7)

12           Mechanical instrument, see, brought in by British arranger, possibly (6-5)

14           Mashed up start of traditional remix – yet it’s far out! (9)

16           Conductor/arranger runs from arrangement of works? It’s OK (9)

17           Secure pianos to frame one end of piece – feature of 1a/5d’s finale (7)

19           Misbehaviour with drink the origin of great vocal performance (7)

21           Rimsky-Korsakov symphony in repugnant arrangement (5)

22           Contralto supporter ignoring contralto! (5)

24           Hard morning for over-emotional performer (3)

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