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Sir Alan Cobham

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 28 May 1962

Roy Plomley's castaway is aviation pioneer Sir Alan Cobham.

Favourite track: Symphony No 4 in F Minor by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Book: History of the English-Speaking Peoples by Sir Winston Churchill
Luxury: Jamaican cigars

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Finlandia

    Orchestra: New Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Charles Mackerras

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Rêverie

    Soloist: Walter Gieseking

  • Image for Gustav Holst

    Gustav Holst Mars (from The Planets)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

  • Image for Louis Jourdan
  • Image for Frederick Delius

    Frederick Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden (from A Village Romeo and Juliet)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Anthony Collins

  • Image for George Enescu

    George Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No.1

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Constantin Silvestri

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini O soave fanciulla (from La Bohème)

    Soloist: Renata Rebaldi, Giacinto Prandelli Orchestra: St Cecilia Orchestra, Rome Conductor: Alberto Erede

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 In F Minor

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Constantin Silvestri

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 28 May 1962 13:10 Home Service

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