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Mon 4 Dec 1961 13:10 Home Service

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Paul Gallico

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 04 December 1961

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Paul Gallico.

Favourite track: Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor by Bach/Stokowski
Book: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Luxury: Writing materials

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 6 in F major

    Orchestra: Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, London Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major

    Soloist: Artur Schnabel Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

  • Image for Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra Where or When (from Babes in Arms)

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor

    Soloist: Jascha Heifetz Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Charles Munch

  • Image for Pride of the '48 Band

    Pride of the '48 Band The British Grenadiers

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Marie Theres'! Hab' mir's gelobt (Act 3 Trio) (from Der Rosenkavalier)

    Soloist: Lotte Lehmann, Elisabeth Schumann, Maria Olszewska Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Robert Heger

  • Image for Jan Peerce

    Jan Peerce Come to Me, Bend to Me (from Brigadoon)

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach/Stokowski

    Johann Sebastian Bach/Stokowski Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor

    Orchestra: Stokowski Symphony Orchestra

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Paul Gallico

Broadcasts

  • Mon 4 Dec 1961 13:10 Home Service

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