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Sir Michael Tippett

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 29 April 1968

Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Sir Michael Tippett.

Favourite track: St Louis Blues by Bessie Smith
Book: The Odyssey by Homer
Luxury: Harmonium

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert String Quintet in C major

    Soloist: Isaac Stern, Alexander Schneider et al

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament) (from Dido and Aeneas)

    Soloist: Kirsten Flagstad Orchestra: Mermaid Orchestra

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey (from Götterdämmerung)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi Chiome d'oro (Madrigal, Book 7)

    Orchestra: Nadia Boulanger Ensemble

  • Image for Bessie Smith

    Bessie Smith St Louis Blues

  • Image for Sir Michael Tippett

    Sir Michael Tippett Symphony No. 2

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Colin Davis

  • Image for Charles Ives

    Charles Ives Fourth Of July

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 29 Apr 1968 12:25 Home Service

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