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Mon 27 May 1957 13:10 Home Service

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Victor Borge

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 27 May 1957

Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian and musician Victor Borge.

Luxury: Not paying tax or insurance

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major

    Soloist: Jascha Heifetz Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn A Midsummer Nights Dream Overture

    Soloist: Benno Moiseiwitsch

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Clemens Krauss

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

    Soloist: Sergei Rachmaninov Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra Conductor: Leopold Stokowski

  • Image for Béla Bartók

    Béla Bartók Béla Bartók - Sonata for Solo Violin

    Soloist: Ivry Gitlis

  • Image for Winston Churchill

    Winston Churchill The War Of The Unknown Warriors

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel La Valse

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Charles Munch

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 27 May 1957 13:10 Home Service

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