Dove sono, from the Marriage of Figaro (sung by Renee Fleming); the second part of Mahler's 8th symphony; the first movement of Beethoven's Archduke Trio; Seigfried's Funeral March from Gotterdamerung; the opening of Schubert's Bflat piano sonata; Vissi d'arte from Tosca (Callas of course); the Rite of Spring by Stravinsky; Den Alles Fleisch from Brahms' German Requiem.
Test Match quality in every note.
|Booker T - no sign of a cricket bat|
The theme was used for television coverage until the BBC shamefully and disastrously relinquished the rights in 1998, and civilisation began its final decline. But it remains the theme tune forTest Match Special on Radio 4. It is as fresh now as it was 40 years ago. When Channel 4 took over coverage they used a number of themes, the most memorable being Lou Bega's 'Mambo Number 5', during England's 2005 triumph over Australia. But it is a very poor second to Soul Limbo. And Channel 5's efforts even further behind.
'Wait a minute, FB,' you are saying. 'someof this is marginally interesting, but you've already got 8 discs of all that classical stuff so you've no room for a cricket tune.'
Yes, but FB's luxury is a mobile phone and Soul Limbo is the ring tone.