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Norman Tucker

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 22 October 1962

Roy Plomley's castaway is opera director Norman Tucker.

Favourite track: Quartet No 13 in B Flat Major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: Collected works in Greek by Sophocles
Luxury: Piano

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major

    Soloist: Reginald Kell Orchestra: Fine Arts Quartet

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Concerto in D major

    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Constantin Silvestri

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major

    Soloist: Sviatoslav Richter Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi O terra addio (from Aida)

    Soloist: Rosa Ponselle, Giovanni Martinelli

  • Image for Jacques Offenbach

    Jacques Offenbach Quand j'étais roi de Béotie (from Orpheus in the Underworld)

    Soloist: Alan Crofoot Orchestra: Sadler's Wells Theatre Orchestra

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major, Op. 130

    Orchestra: Budapest String Quartet

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (from Messiah)

    Soloist: Elsie Morison Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Don Quixote - Epilogue

    Soloist: Gregor Piatigorsky Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Charles Munch

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 22 Oct 1962 13:10 Home Service

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