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[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Choices

Ludwig van Beethoven

1.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

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Carl Orff

2.

Carl Orff

O Fortuna (from Carmina Burana)

Orchestra: New Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus

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Carly Simon

5.

Carly Simon

It Was So Easy Then

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Stevie Wonder

6.

Stevie Wonder

I Just Called To Say I Love You

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Johann Sebastian Bach

7.

Castaway's favourite

Johann Sebastian Bach

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major - 2nd movement (Air on a G string)

Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner

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Maurice Ravel

8.

Maurice Ravel

Bolero

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra

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Book

Book on flora & fauna on the island by

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Luxury item

Royal Jamaica cigars

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Occupations

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