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George Baker

George Baker

Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 05 Apr 1965

Baritone

Roy Plomley's castaway is baritone George Baker.

Choices

Johann Sebastian Bach

1.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Prelude and Fugue in C Major

Soloist: Harold Samuel

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Edward Elgar

2.

Castaway's favourite

Edward Elgar

The Dream of Gerontius - Praise to the Holiest

Soloist: John Heddle Nash, Gladys Ripley Choir: Huddersfield Choral Society Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

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Claude Debussy

3.

Claude Debussy

Prélude à l'après midi d'un faune

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Pierre Monteux

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Maggie Teyte

4.

Maggie Teyte

Petite Dinde, ah quel outrage from Veronique

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Robert Schumann

5.

Robert Schumann

Ich grolle nicht (from Dichterliebe)

Soloist: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Jörg Demus

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Richard Wagner

6.

Richard Wagner

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Overture

Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

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Olive Groves & Gerald Moore

7.

Olive Groves & Gerald Moore

Oh Tell Me, Nightingale

Georges Bizet

8.

Georges Bizet

Gypsy Air and Dance (from Carmen)

Soloist: Victoria De Los Angeles, Marcel Croisier et al Orchestra: French National Radio Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Thomas Beecham

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Book

His favourite works by Charles Dickens

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Luxury item

Writing materials

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Occupations

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