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Last Updated: Thursday, 14 April 2005, 09:08 GMT 10:08 UK
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The Grandstand theme tune was specially composed for the show by Keith Mansfield, registered to KPM music Ltd.


Qu: Could you please tell me the theme tune to the Grand Prix Masters shown on Sunday 13th November 2005?

Stephen Keech, UK

Ans: It was the old Formula 1 theme from the old BBC days. It is "The Chain" by Fleetwood Mac.


Qu: I heard this on BBC One yesterday (5th Nov 2005) during the pre-match coverage of the rugby (Wales vs NZ).

Just a repeating loop of three staccato guitar chords with a little bit of lead guitar at the end.

Robin Meehan, UK

Ans: We think the song you're after is Back in Black by AC/DC


Qu: What song is used during "Coming up on Grandstand" at the beginning of the show?

Ravi Kainth, India

Ans: It's "Tick Tock Rock," which sadly is not commercially available.


Qu: During the 2005 Six Nations, you played highlights of the first half of each match just after they ended.

This was accompanied by some music which I really like. I think it was by The Doves. Please could you confirm this for me and tell me the name of the song.

Sophie, England

Ans: Hi Sophie, the song was Black and white town.


Qu: What is the tune that plays regularly during the BBC's Moto GP coverage.

It plays when the championship points standings and the track diagram are displayed?

John , England

Ans: 'No Sleep Tonight' by The Faders


Qu: What is the music when the opening titles of the snooker come on during the 2005 Grand Prix

Sam Morley, England

Ans: It's called 'Drag Racer'. The original composer is Douglas Wood - although the current version on BBC is a re-worked one.


Qu: Could you tell me what the background music on the Ken Doherty profile on the afternoon of Tuesday 11/10 was?

Ism, UK

Ans: It's called Gnossienne No. 1, composed by Satie and on EMI records/Virgin classics.


Qu: Could you tell me the name of tune used in the Great North Run 2005 with the lyrics "Running in the rhythm of life" or there abouts.

Austen, England

Ans: Rhythm of Life is unpublished as yet, but the composer is called Alan Clark.


Qu: What is the background music played during BBC TV's Golf coverage? It's played when the leaderboard is being shown.

Paul Darwin, UK

Ans: Our golf producer Jonny is delighted you like it - the track is called Falling to the ground and it's by 13 senses.


Qu: It was an age ago, but could you tell me the piece of music used when you were featuring Arsenal in last year's Sports Personality of the Year?

Ans: It was a selection of music from the Man on Fire soundtrack


Qu: In the program on the Moscow Olympics (28.08.2005), what is the classical music playing in the background in the footage when Duncan Goodhew was winning his swimming race?

Pauly, UK

Ans: It's called Finding Beauty by Craig Armstrong


Qu: Can you please tell me the name of the song played during the final credits screen (on Sunday 14th August) during your World Athletics coverage. Thanks.

Paul, UK

Ans: Paul, you're not the only one who wanted to find this out - it was called We Run by Shawn Mullins from the album Beneath the Velvet Sun.


Qu: Hi, can you tell me the song you played on Saturday evening when you showed the highlights of the athletics from the days events plus others.

S Constantine, England

Ans: It was by Nu Rhythmics, and the track is called Origins on the Swing City Records label.


Qu: What was the name of the song played during the "Greatest Athletic Moments" advert in your World Athletics coverage?

D. Patrick, England

Ans: Breaker Beats by the Freestylers on the We Rock Hard CD on Mammoth Records


Qu: I just wondered what song was being played in the coverage of the World Athletics Championships 2005, when previewing the days action and also reviewing it.

Richard Morrison, UK

Ans: Origins by Nu Rhythmics on Swing City Records catalogue number 1069


Qu: Can you tell me the source of 'My Favorite Things', played as the title music for the Athletics World Championships, please?

Adrian Dyer, UK

Ans: My Favourite Things by Outkast on the Speakerboxx/The Love Below CD on Arista Records


Qu: I'd like to know what the song was when Jack Nicklaus finished his round at St Andrews in the 2005 Open.

Many thanks, Simon Pugh

Ans: It was the main theme from the film 'Enigma', composed by John Barry.


Qu: While watching the Open at St Andrews I very much enjoyed the leaderboard music - what was it?

L. Moir, Scotland

Ans: We're delighted you liked it! The track is by Thirteen Senses, and it's called Falling to the ground.


Qu: A few of you wanted to know the name of the track used during a piece on 2004 Open champion Todd Hamilton.

Ans: It was Alone in Kyoto by Air, from the Lost in Translation souundtrack.


Qu: What was the theme tune used for the opening credits of the Open this year?

Bob Harris, England

Ans: It was the main theme tune from the film "The Day after tomorrow". You should be able to find it under 'soundtracks' in most music shops.


Qu: Could you tell me the piece of music used when Ian Poulter was interviewing the competition winner at the Open?

Shane Chadwick, England

Ans: It was Do your Thing by Basement Jaxx


Qu: Could let me the know the name of the brilliant song which was used for the highlights at the end of day two Wimbledon coverage (21/6/05)?

Abi, England

Ans: The closer on the highlights that day was Hard to Beat by Hard Fi.


Qu: Hello - what's the music currently being used on the Wimbledon 2005 TV advertising campaign please? Thanks!

Jane Egan, Wales, UK

Ans: It's called Bang Bang, by the Audio Bullies with Nancy Sinatra


Qu: Lots of you emailed in during our coverage of Royal Ascot enquiring about the music used throughout the week - listed below are the main tracks used.

Scene-sets: Steeplechasing, AVF 58, Hyde, Proctor, Flynn, Amphonic Publishing

Runners & riders: Moment for thought, Hyde, Proctor, Flynn, Nottinghill Music

Menu: Refelction, Hyde, Proctor, Flynn, Nottinghill Music

For more information email: leo@nottinghillmusic.com


Qu: Hi, please can you tell me the artist/title of the song that was played during half time of the FA Cup final (whilst you were showing summer sports to come)

Penny Short, UK

Ans: Papua New Guinea by the Future Sound of London


Qu: What is the name of the title music to the London Marathon and who wrote it?

Peter Chatfield, UK

Ans: The Trap by Ron Goodwin


Qu: Hi, I would like to know what the closing song was to the 2005 Masters golf championship.

Michael Rogers, UK

Ans: It was Tiger In The Night by Katie Melua, from the CD Call off The Search


Qu: Can you please tell me the title of the song used in the US masters golf coverage whenever the leader board was displayed.

It was an instrumental section of the song with a spiralling guitar figure....it sounded like Coldplay or Travis but can't quite put my finger on it....

Alex Bastedo, England

Ans: It's called 'Falling to the Ground' from the album Thirteen Senses - Instrumentals. Universal Music Publishing Ltd.


Qu: What is the track that was used for the begining of the coverage of the Moto GP Spain 10-4-5. It sounds like the phrase "keep me alive" was in the song?

Chris Glover, England

Ans: It was "She sells sanctuary" by the Cult.


Qu: Could you please tell me the title of The Doves track that was used throughout the 2005 Six Nations?

Jimmy, England

Ans: Black and White Town


Qu: What was the song played at the end of the England v Northern Ireland Match on Saturday March 26th 2005.

Michael, UK

Ans: Try Again Today by The Charalatans, from their album Up at the Lake


Qu: What was the track played at the end of England's match against Italy 12/03/05 during the closing credits?

Ian, England

Ans: 'Ashes' by Embrace, from their current album 'Out of nothing'





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