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Cyril Ray

Cyril Ray

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 05 Oct 1974

Wine expert

Roy Plomley's castaway is wine expert Cyril Ray.

Choices

Jacques Offenbach

1.

Jacques Offenbach

La Périchole

Orchestra: Les Musiciens De L'Opéra, Paris

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Voi che sapete (from The Marriage of Figaro)

Soloist: Fiorenza Cossotto Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

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MacArio

3.

MacArio

Il Tamburo Della Banda D'Affori

Léo Delibes

4.

Léo Delibes

Coppélia

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Irving

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Oscar Straus

5.

Oscar Straus

Waltz (from La Ronde)

Orchestra: Vienna State Orchestra Conductor: Robert Stolz

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Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

6.

Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

Oboe Concerto in B Flat Major

Soloist: Sydney Sutcliffe Orchestra: Virtuosi Of England Conductor: Colin Davison

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Richard Strauss

7.

Richard Strauss

Der Rosenkavalier Waltzes

Orchestra: Dresden State Opera Orchestra Conductor: Rudolf Kempe

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Henry Purcell

8.

Henry Purcell

When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament) (from Dido and Aeneas)

Soloist: Kirsten Flagstad Orchestra: Mermaid Orchestra

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Book

Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour by R S Surtees

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Luxury item

Airmail edition of The Times

Others who chose a similar luxury

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