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Series 18 - 3. Something Inside So Strong

Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Mirella Freni

Mirella Freni

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 11 Jun 1977

Opera singer - soprano

Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Mirella Freni.

Choices

Ludwig van Beethoven

1.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 7 In A Major

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

Others who chose this artist

Gaetano Donizetti

2.

Gaetano Donizetti

Anna Bolena

Composer: Gaetano Donizetti

Others who chose this artist

The Beatles

3.

The Beatles

Michelle

Performer: The Beatles

Others who chose this artist

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

4.

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

Death of Boris (from Boris Godunov)

Composer: Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

Others who chose this artist

Richard Strauss

5.

Castaway's favourite

Richard Strauss

Im Abendrot (from Four Last Songs)

Composer: Richard Strauss

Others who chose this artist

Tchaikovsky

6.

Tchaikovsky

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B Flat Minor

Performer: Tchaikovsky

Others who chose this artist

Inti-Illimani

7.

Inti-Illimani

Volver A Los 17

Performer: Inti-Illimani

Others who chose this artist

Giacomo Puccini

8.

Giacomo Puccini

Un bel di vedremo (One fine day) (from Madama Butterfly)

Composer: Giacomo Puccini

Others who chose this artist

Book

Gone With The Wind (in Italian) by Margaret Mitchell

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Painting materials

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Occupations

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