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Paul Daniel

Paul Daniel

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 01 Nov 1998

Conductor

Sue Lawley's castaway this morning is the conductor Paul Daniel. Within weeks of becoming Music Director of the English National Opera his boss had resigned and there was talk of its merging with Covent Garden. He recalls how he won the war for the ENO's survival and the musical experiences which led him there.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Choices

Benjamin Britten

1.

Benjamin Britten

Wolcom Yole, from Ceremony of Carols (Op 28)

Choir: The Coventry Cathedral Boys’ Choir Conductor: David Lepine

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Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

2.

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

How peaceful, Op. 21/7

Soloist: Joan Rodgers / Howard Shelley

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Johann Sebastian Bach

3.

Johann Sebastian Bach

St Matthew Passion

Choirs: Monteverdi Choir, London Oratory Junior Choir and English Baroque Soloists

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Sir Harrison Birtwistle

5.

Sir Harrison Birtwistle

Gawain's Journey (from Gawain)

Orchestra: The Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Edward Elgar Howarth

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Hermione Gingold and Gilbert Harding

6.

Hermione Gingold and Gilbert Harding

Oh! Grandma

Sir William Walton

7.

Sir William Walton

Symphony No. 1 in B flat minor - 4th movement

Orchestra: English Northern Philharmonia Conductor: Paul Daniel

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Franz Peter Schubert

8.

Castaway's favourite

Franz Peter Schubert

Irrlicht (from Winterreise)

Soloist: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Alfred Brendel

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9.

Book

Beautifully bound blank book by

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Luxury item

Cello and music for Bach’s cello suites

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