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Commissioner Catherine Bramwell-Booth

Commissioner Catherine Bramwell-Booth

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 05 Apr 1980

Salvation Army commissioner

Roy Plomley's castaway is Salvation Army Commissioner Catherine Bramwell-Booth.

Choices

Ludwig van Beethoven

1.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op.27/2 'Moonlight'

Soloist: Wilhelm Backhaus

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Max Bruch

2.

Max Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor

Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Horn Concerto No. 1 in D major

Soloist: Dennis Brain Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Felix Mendelssohn

4.

Felix Mendelssohn

Hear My Prayer

Soloist: Ernest Lough, G Thalben-Bell Choir: Temple Church Choir, London

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Felix Mendelssohn

5.

Felix Mendelssohn

Song without Words in A major, Op. 62/6 'Frühlingslied'

Soloist: Daniel Barenboim

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Camille Saint-Saëns

6.

Camille Saint-Saëns

The Swan (from Carnival of the Animals)

Soloist: Pablo Casals, Osian Ellis

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Portsmouth Citadel Band

7.

Portsmouth Citadel Band

The Fount

George Frideric Handel

8.

Castaway's favourite

George Frideric Handel

Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah)

Choir: Royal Choral Society Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

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Book

The Salvation Army Songbook by

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Luxury item

Strong, wooden armchair

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