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Presented byKirsty Young

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Andrea Newman

Andrea Newman

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 27 Sep 1980

Novelist, TV writer

Roy Plomley's castaway is novelist and TV writer Andrea Newman.

Choices

Charles-Marie Widor

1.

Charles-Marie Widor

Organ Symphony No. 5 in F minor

Soloist: Nicolas Kynaston

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

2.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Symphony No. 6 in E minor

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Andre Previn

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Giacomo Puccini

3.

Giacomo Puccini

In Sistiamo

Soloist: Maria Callas, Tito Gobbi Orchestra: La Scala Orchestra Conductor: Victor de Sabata

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Richard Wagner

4.

Richard Wagner

Liebestod (from Tristan und Isolde)

Soloist: Birgit Nilsson Orchestra: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra Conductor: Karl Böhm

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Frank Sinatra

5.

Frank Sinatra

Here's That Rainy Day

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Barbra Streisand

6.

Barbra Streisand

What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life

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Richard Strauss

8.

Castaway's favourite

Richard Strauss

Im Abendrot (from Four Last Songs)

Soloist: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Conductor: George Szell

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Book

The Weather in the Streets by Rosamond Lehmann

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Luxury item

Champagne

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