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Mon 16 Jan 1956 13:10 Home Service

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Sam Costa

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 16 January 1956

Roy Plomley's castaway is broadcaster Sam Costa.

Luxury: Painting, selected from The National Gallery

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Strauss

    Johann Sebastian Strauss Johann Strauss II - Brüderlein und Schwesterlein (from Die Fledermaus)

    Soloist: Julius Patzak, Hilde Gueden, Siegelinde Wagner, Alfred Poell Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Clemens Krauss

  • Image for Ruggiero Ricci & Louis Persinger

    Ruggiero Ricci & Louis Persinger Zapateado

  • Image for Pearl Bailey

    Pearl Bailey Beat Out Dat Rhythm on a Drum

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Strauss

    Johann Sebastian Strauss Johann Strauss II - Sweetheart Waltz (from The Gypsy Baron)

    Soloist: Leonard Pennario

  • Image for Mel Tormé

    Mel Tormé California Suite Part 1

  • Image for Isaac Albéniz

    Isaac Albéniz Aragón

    Orchestra: Orquesta Lirica Audio Museum, Madrid

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin Bess, you is my woman now (from Porgy and Bess)

    Soloist: Lawrence Tibbett, Helen Jepson

  • Image for Nicolò Paganini

    Nicolò Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1 in E flat major/D major

    Soloist: Michael Rabin Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Lovro von Mata?i?

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Sam Costa

Broadcasts

  • Mon 16 Jan 1956 13:10 Home Service

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