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Merle Park

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 26 February 1977

Roy Plomley's castaway is prima ballerina Merle Park.

Favourite track: Im Abendrot by Richard Strauss
Book: Fowler's Modern English Usage by Henry W Fowler
Luxury: Piano

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Finlandia

    Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Image for Specks Rampura

    Specks Rampura Kwela Joe

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38

    Soloist: Artur Rubinstein

  • Favourite Track

    • Image for Richard Strauss

      Richard Strauss Im Abendrot (from Four Last Songs)

      Soloist: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Conductor: George Szell

  • Image for Julie Covington

    Julie Covington Don't Cry For Me Argentina

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 9 in E minor 'From the New World'

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Hear My Prayer

    Soloist: Paul Dutto Choir: Leeds Parish Choir

  • Image for Gabriel Fauré

    Gabriel Fauré In Paradisum (from Requiem), Op 48

    Choir: King's College Choir

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Merle Park

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