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John Eliot Gardiner

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 22 November 1992

Sue Lawley's castaway is conductor John Eliot Gardiner.

Favourite track: Peter's Denial (St. Matthew Passion) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Memoirs by Hector Berlioz
Luxury: Sancerre

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Hector Berlioz

    Hector Berlioz Romeo and Juliet

    Orchestra: The London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Sir Colin Davis

    Philips

  • Image for William Barnes

    William Barnes Geate A-Vallen To

    Soloist: Charlie Andrews

    Lydlinch Bells, Forest Tracks

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi Zefiro torna (from Scherzi musicali)

    Soloist: Paul Derenne, Hugues Cuenod

    Faure Requiem: Monteverdi, EMI

  • Image for Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Jean-Philippe Rameau Les Boreades

    Choir: The Monteverdi Choir Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

    Erato

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach St Matthew Passion - Peter's denial

    Soloist: Michael Chance, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Elizabeth Wilcock Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

    St Matthew Passion, Archiv

  • Image for Fairuz

    Fairuz Ya - Habeebi

    Sentimental Mood, EMI

  • Image for The Modern Jazz Quartet

    The Modern Jazz Quartet Versailles (from Suite: Fontessa)

    Fontessa, London

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Solomon

    Choir: The Monteverdi Choir Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

    Philips

Credits

Presenter
Sue Lawley

Broadcasts

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    Desert Island Disc Fragment Archive 1960-1969

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    Desert Island Disc Fragment Archive 1970-1986

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1951-1955

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1956-1960

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1961-1965

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1966-1970

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1971-1975

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1976-1980

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1981-1985

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1986-1991

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1991-1996

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1996-2000

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 2005-2011

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