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Mon 27 Mar 1961 13:10 Home Service

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Kenneth McKellar

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 27 March 1961

Roy Plomley's castaway is singer Kenneth McKellar.

Favourite track: Sanctus (from Mass in B Minor) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Encyclopaedia Britannica
Luxury: Tuning fork

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Jimmy Shand and His Band

    Jimmy Shand and His Band The Dashing White Sargeant

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Mass in B minor - Sanctus

    Orchestra: Orchestra and Chorus of the Vienna Singverein Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini O Mimi, tu più non torni (from La Bohème)

    Soloist: Beniamino Gigli, Giuseppe de Luca Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending

    Soloist: Jean Pougnet Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Image for Franz Lehár

    Franz Lehár Waltz Song (from The Merry Widow)

    Soloist: Richard Tauber

  • Image for Mattiwilda Dobbs & Gerald Moore

    Mattiwilda Dobbs & Gerald Moore Clair de Lune

  • Image for Rino Salviati

    Rino Salviati Arrivederci Roma

  • Image for Kenneth McKellar

    Kenneth McKellar The Flowers of the Forest

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  • Mon 27 Mar 1961 13:10 Home Service

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