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Mon 4 May 1959 13:10 Home Service

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Lord Brabazon of Tara

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 04 May 1959

Roy Plomley's castaway is aviation pioneer Lord Brabazon of Tara.

Favourite track: Symphony No 6 in B Minor by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Book: The Human Situation by MacNeill Dixon
Luxury: Hot water bottle

Music Played

8 items
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    Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

  • Image for The Melachrino Strings And Orchestra
  • Image for Paul Robeson

    Paul Robeson The Banjo Song

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini Mimi è una civetta (from La Bohème)

    Soloist: Jussi Björling, Robert Merrill, Victoria de los Angeles Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

  • Image for Franz Lehár

    Franz Lehár You are my heart's delight (from The Land of Smiles)

    Soloist: Richard Tauber

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor 'Pathétique'

    Orchestra: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky

  • Image for Bing Crosby

    Bing Crosby Bing Crosby - Kentucky Babe

  • Image for Vera Lynn

    Vera Lynn Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 4 May 1959 13:10 Home Service

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