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Peter Quennell

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 25 September 1976

Roy Plomley's castaway is editor of History Today Peter Quennell.

Favourite track: Adagio In G Minor by Albinoni/Giazotto
Book: Memoirs D'Outre-Tombe by François-René Vicomte De Chateaubriand
Luxury: Champagne

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Christoph Willibald Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits (from Orpheus and Euridice)

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Charles Gerhardt

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart È'un certo balsamo (from Don Giovanni)

    Soloist: Mirella Freni Orchestra: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Conductor: Colin Davis

  • Image for Anthony Quayle

    Anthony Quayle Since There Is No Help, Come Let Us Kiss and Part

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue

    Orchestra: Paul Whiteman and his Concert Orchestra

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op. 46/2

  • Image for William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare The Merchant of Venice Act 5, Scene 1

    Artist: John Gielgud

  • Image for John Neville

    John Neville Dover Beach

  • Image for Tomaso Albinoni & Remo Giazotto

    Tomaso Albinoni & Remo Giazotto Adagio in G Minor for Organ & Strings

    Soloist: Wolfgang Meyer Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Peter Quennell

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