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Harry Mortimer

Harry Mortimer

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 19 Dec 1960

Conductor, Trumpeter

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Harry Mortimer.

Choices

Arthur Drummond Bliss

1.

Castaway's favourite

Arthur Drummond Bliss

Kenilworth Suite

Orchestra: Foden's Motor Works Band Conductor: Fred Mortimer

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Hector Berlioz

2.

Hector Berlioz

Le Carnaval romain Overture

Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra

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George Frideric Handel

3.

George Frideric Handel

The trumpet shall sound (from Messiah)

Soloist: Norman Walker, Harry Mortimer Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

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Gioachino Rossini

4.

Gioachino Rossini

The Silken Ladder Overture

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

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Richard Strauss

5.

Richard Strauss

Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major

Soloist: Dennis Brain Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra

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Arthur Drummond Bliss

7.

Arthur Drummond Bliss

Fanfares for a Dignified and for a Festive Occasion

Orchestra: Trumpeters of Royal Military School of Music

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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

8.

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1812 Overture

Orchestra: Massed Brass Bands of Foden's Motor Works et al

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9.

10.

Book

The Saint by Leslie Charteris

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Luxury item

Cine camera

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