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James Laver

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 24 July 1971

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer on costume James Laver.

Favourite track: Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: The Oxford Book of English Verse
Luxury: Buddhist altar in The British Museum

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Requiem in D minor - Sanctus

    Choir: Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'Eroica'

  • Image for John McCormack

    John McCormack Rose Of Tralee

  • Image for Gertrude Lawrence

    Gertrude Lawrence How Could We Be Wrong?

  • Image for Maurice Chevalier & Yvonne Vallée

    Maurice Chevalier & Yvonne Vallée Quand Je Suis Chez Toi

  • Image for Rory and Alex McEwan

    Rory and Alex McEwan The Bonnie Earl Of Moray

  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Finlandia

    Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Scene with Annina & Baron Ochs (from Der Rosenkavalier)

    Soloist: Otto Edelmann, Kirsten Meyer Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

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