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Dame Margot Fonteyn

Duration:
6 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 12 April 1965

Roy Plomley's castaway is prima ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn.

Favourite track: Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
Luxury: Skin-diver's mask

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Daphnis and Chloe -Daybreak

    Choir: Motet Choir of Geneva Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major

    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin, Rudolf Barshai Orchestra: Bath Festival Orchestra

  • Castaway's Favourite

  • Image for Teresa Berganza & Felix Lavilla

    Teresa Berganza & Felix Lavilla Mananita de San Juan

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Dies irae (from Requiem Mass)

    Choir: New England Conservatory Chorus Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Charles Munch

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Etude in E major, Op. 10/3

    Soloist: Sviatoslav Richter

  • Image for Lena Horne

    Lena Horne Honeysuckle Rose

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini Perchè tarda la luna? (from Turandot)

    Orchestra: La Scala Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Tullio Serafin

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Margot Fonteyn

Broadcasts

  • Mon 12 Apr 1965 13:10 Home Service

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