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Gyorgy Ligeti

Gyorgy Ligeti

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 18 Dec 1982

Composer

Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Gyorgy Ligeti.

Choices

Quintetto Vocale Italiano

1.

Quintetto Vocale Italiano

Belta Poi Che t'Assenti

Claudio Monteverdi

2.

Claudio Monteverdi

Alle danze, alle gioie (Madrigal, Book 9)

Soloist: Robert Tear, Alexander Oliver, Stafford Dean, Raymond Leppard

Others who chose this artist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

String Quintet No. 2 in C minor

Soloist: Cecil Arronwitz Orchestra: Amadeus String Quartet

Others who chose this artist

Franz Schubert

4.

Castaway's favourite

Franz Schubert

String Quintet in C major

Soloist: William Pleeth Orchestra: Amadeus String Quartet

Others who chose this artist

Giuseppe Verdi

5.

Giuseppe Verdi

Act 3 Duet (from Simon Boccanegra)

Soloist: Piero Cappucilli, Nicolai Ghiaurov Orchestra: La Scala Opera House, Milan Conductor: Claudio Abbado

Others who chose this artist

Johannes Brahms

6.

Johannes Brahms

Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel

Soloist: Rudolf Serkin

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf & Gerald Moore

7.

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf & Gerald Moore

Geh, Geliebter, Geh Jetzt

Béla Bartók

8.

Béla Bartók

Banat (Regret) (from Two and Three Part Choruses)

Choir: Gyor Music High School Female Choir Conductor: Szabo

Others who chose this artist

Book

Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Hieronymus Bosch, Garden Of Earthly Delights

Others who chose a similar luxury

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