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C A Lejeune

C A Lejeune

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 16 Sep 1957

Film critic

Roy Plomley's castaway is film critic C A Lejeune.

Choices

Giuseppe Verdi

1.

Giuseppe Verdi

Già nella notte densa (love duet) (from Otello)

Soloist: Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco Orchestra: Santa Cecilia Orchestra, Rome

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Richard Wagner

2.

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Overture

Orchestra: Wurttemburg State Orchestra, Stuttgart

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Wildlife Recording

3.

Wildlife Recording

Dawn Chorus

Dol Dauber Salon Orchestra

4.

Dol Dauber Salon Orchestra

Immer Oder Nimmer

Giacomo Puccini

5.

Giacomo Puccini

La Bohème Act 3

Soloist: Victoria De Los Angeles, Jussi Björling, Lucine Amara, Robert Merrill Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

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King's College Chapel Choir

6.

King's College Chapel Choir

Three Kings

Ruggero Leoncavallo

7.

Ruggero Leoncavallo

Mattinata

Soloist: Beniamino Gigli

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Scottish Junior Singers

8.

Scottish Junior Singers

Skye Boat Song

Luxury item

Soil and rose bushes

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 26 Jul 1943

Critic

Roy Plomley's castaway is critic C A Lejeune.

Choices

Giacomo Puccini

3.

Giacomo Puccini

O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)

Soloist: Joan Hammond

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Joseph Hislop

4.

Joseph Hislop

Turn Ye To Me

Gilbert & Sullivan

7.

Gilbert & Sullivan

When the night wind howls (from Ruddigore)

Soloist: Darrell Fancourt

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