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Stephen Sondheim

Sue Lawley's castaway is composer Stephen Sondheim.

Favourite track: Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? by George Gershwin
Book: The collected works by E B White
Luxury: Piano

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45 minutes

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Fri 5 Jan 2001 09:00

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  • Castaway's Favourite

    • George Gershwin

      Oh Bess, oh where's my Bess? (from Porgy and Bess)

      Soloist: Willard White, Barbara Conrad Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra

      • Porgy & Bess.
      • Decca.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    The Ballad of Sweeney Todd

    Artist: Original Cast

    • Sweeney Todd.
    • RCA.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major

    Soloist: Alfred Brendel Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Piano Concerto No. 2.
    • Philips.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Finishing the Hat

    Artist: Mandy Patinkin

    • Sunday in the Park with George.
    • RCA.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Concerto for Left-Hand in D minor

    Soloist: Jean Casadesus Orchestra: Orchestra de la Societe

    • Jean and Robert Casadesus.
    • EMI.
  • Aaron Copland

    Interlude (from Music for the Theatre)

    Orchestra: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Yeol Levi

    • Third Symphony, Music for the Theatre.
    • Telarc.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    The Advantages of Floating in the Middle of the Sea

    Artist: Mako from the Original Broadway Cast

    • Pacific Overtures.
    • RCA.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony of Psalms - 3rd movement

    Artist: English Bach Festival Choir

    • Essential Classics.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Book Choice

    • The collected works - E B White

  • Luxury Choice

    • Piano


Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Stephen Sondheim


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