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V S Naipaul

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 05 July 1980

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer V S Naipaul.

Favourite track: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: Teach yourself mathematics
Luxury: The Enlightened Buddha

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Bismillah Khan

    Bismillah Khan Poorbi-Dhun

  • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C major

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Image for Dinah Shore

    Dinah Shore Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

  • Image for Lale Andersen

    Lale Andersen Lilli Marlene

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 In D Major

    Orchestra: Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Menuhin

  • Image for Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4 in G major

    Soloist: Frederica Von Stade Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

    Soloist: Alfred Brendel

  • Image for Ustad Ali Akbar Khan & Shankar Gohosh

    Ustad Ali Akbar Khan & Shankar Gohosh Des Malhar

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
V S Naipaul

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