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Gavin Laird

Gavin Laird

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 25 Oct 1992

General-Secretary of the Amalgamated Engineering & Electrical Union

Sue Lawley's castaway is trade unionist Gavin Laird.

Choices

Camille Saint-Saëns

1.

Castaway's favourite

Camille Saint-Saëns

Symphony No. 3 in C minor 'Organ'

Orchestra: The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

Others who chose this artist

Felix Mendelssohn

2.

Felix Mendelssohn

The Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)

Orchestra: The London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Claudio Abbado

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Ludwig van Beethoven

3.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 6 in F major 'Pastoral'

Orchestra: The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

7.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 40 in G minor

Orchestra: The Wiener Philharmonica Conductor: Karl Böhm

Others who chose this artist

Richard Wagner

8.

Richard Wagner

Lohengrin Act 3 Prelude

Orchestra: The London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Barry Tuckwell

Others who chose this artist

9.

10.

Book

Diary by Samuel Pepys

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Year's recording of the Today programme

Others who chose a similar luxury

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