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Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Robin Hanbury-Tenison

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First broadcast: Sat 24 Nov 1984

Explorer, Farmer

Robin Hanbury-Tenison divides his time between farming in Cornwall and exploring the remote corners of the world. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he describes his travels in the Sahara, Indonesia, South America and leading the Royal Geographical Society's largest expedition ever to the tropical rainforests of Borneo.

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

Choices

Velma Middleton

1.

Velma Middleton

Don't Fence Me In

Artist: Louis Armstrong and his All Stars

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Heitor Villa-Lobos

2.

Castaway's favourite

Heitor Villa-Lobos

Bachianas brasileiras No. 5

Artist: André Kostelanetz and his Orchestra

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major

Soloist: Ilana Vered Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Uri Segal

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Max Bruch

5.

Max Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor

Soloist: Kyung-Wha Chung Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Rudolf Kempe

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The Police

7.

The Police

Every Breath You Take

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Guillermo De La Roche

8.

Guillermo De La Roche

El Condor Pasa

Artist: Los Chalchakis

Book

The Oxford Companion to English Literature by

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Luxury item

Cask of claret

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