Musicroom.com Crossword Competition: March


Across
First name of a flamboyant British male concert violinist (5)
US city strongly associated with country music (9)
11 A cappella octet started 50 years ago in France, ___ Singers (7)
12 Adjusts instrument to right pitch (5,2)
13 The first of Verdi's operatic masterpieces? (9)
14 Intone (5)
16 Effect of inharmonious sounds (7)
18 Dire Straits hit, '___ of Swing' (7)
19 Saint-Saens Third, or '__' Symphony (5)
20 Voice between soprano and tenor (9)
22 Composer famous for his 'Four Seasons' (7)
24 ___Ali, R&B singer and actress (7)
26 Wind instruments - "little trumpets" (9)
27 Woodwind instruments like bassoons (5)

Down
Sounds too much, this Australian rock band! (4)
Brass instrument resembling a cornet (10)
"Upside down" as a chord might be? (8)
How notes played legato sound (4)
Spandau Ballet's Gary – not quite conductor Rudolf! (4)
Edvard, Norwegian nationalist composer (5)
9/22 Spoken/sung in an undertone (5,4)
10 Milan's famous opera house (2,5)
13 One of Copland's 'Wild West' ballets (5)
14 A flexible voice often associated with sopranos (10)
15 Chain store ... involved in flute score (5)
17 Spanish guitarist, d.1987, a major contributor to the classical guitar's revival (7)
18 David Fanshawe's famous work, 'African ___' (7)
20 Sets of tubular bells (6)
21 Principal first violin (6)
22 See 9
23 Superman's partner's a bit of a soloist! (4)
25 Part of a lyrical sonata, as well! (4)
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Closing date for submissions: Monday, 1 April 2013

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