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Carmen Dragon

Carmen Dragon

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 13 Mar 1961

Conductor

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Carmen Dragon.

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Ella Fitzgerald

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Ella Fitzgerald

Summertime (from Porgy & Bess)

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Johann Sebastian Bach

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra Conductor: Leopold Stokowski

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Tchaikovsky

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Tchaikovsky

Nutcracker Suite - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

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Georges Bizet

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Georges Bizet

Les tringles des sistres (Gypsy Song) (from Carmen)

Soloist: Victoria de los Angeles, Marcelle Croisier et al Orchestra: French National Radio Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Thomas Beecham

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Claude Debussy

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Claude Debussy

Rêverie

Orchestra: Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Carmen Dragon

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Ludwig van Beethoven

8.

Castaway's favourite

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

Soloist: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans Hopf, Otto Edelmann Orchestra: 1951 Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler

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Telescope

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