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Leontyne Price

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 22 September 1973

Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Leontyne Price.

Favourite track: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Book: How to be Your Own Best Friend by Mildred Newman
Luxury: Soap

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor

    Soloist: Alexis Weissenberg Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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    Aretha Franklin Spanish Harlem

  • Image for Ray Charles

    Ray Charles I Can Make It Through The Days But Oh Those Lonely Nights

  • Image for Georges Bizet

    Georges Bizet Mêlons! Coupons! (Card Scene) (from Carmen)

    Soloist: Leontyne Price, Monique Linval Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Sempre libera (from La traviata)

    Soloist: Leontyne Price, Ryland Davis Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major 'Emperor'

    Soloist: Vladimir Horowitz Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Dies irae (from Requiem Mass)

    Soloist: Robert Shaw Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

  • Image for Leontyne Price & Andre Previn

    Leontyne Price & Andre Previn My Melancholy Baby

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

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