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Dame Janet Baker

Dame Janet Baker

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 07 Aug 1982

Opera singer - mezzo-soprano

Roy Plomley's castaway is mezzo-soprano Dame Janet Baker.

Choices

Domenico Scarlatti

1.

Castaway's favourite

Domenico Scarlatti

Harpsichord Sonata in A minor

Soloist: Robert Lester

Others who chose this artist

Johann Sebastian Bach

2.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Toccata and Fugue In D Minor

Soloist: Peter Hurford

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George Frideric Handel

3.

George Frideric Handel

Water Music

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

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Ludwig van Beethoven

4.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major 'Emperor'

Soloist: Vladimir Ashkenazy Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Georg Solti

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Franz Schubert

5.

Franz Schubert

Symphony No. 9 in C major 'Great'

Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

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Francesco Cavalli

6.

Francesco Cavalli

Vivi A'Nostri Amori

Soloist: James Bowman, Janet Baker Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Raymond Leppard

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

7.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Symphony No. 5 in D major

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

8.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Cosi fan tutte

Orchestra: Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden Conductor: Colin Davis

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Book

Persuasion by Jane Austen

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Luxury item

Pencils and paper

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 27 May 1968

Opera singer - mezzo-soprano

Roy Plomley's castaway is mezzo-soprano Dame Janet Baker.

Choices

Thomas Tallis

1.

Thomas Tallis

Gaude gloriosa Dei mater

Choir: BBC Chorus

Others who chose this artist

King's College Chapel Choir

2.

Castaway's favourite

King's College Chapel Choir

Psalm 51

William Shakespeare

3.

William Shakespeare

Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds (Sonnet 116)

Artist: John Gielgud

Others who chose this artist

Henry Purcell

4.

Henry Purcell

Birthday Ode 'Welcome, welcome, glorious morn'

Choir: Ambrosian Singers Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Raymond Leppard

Others who chose this artist

Giuseppe Verdi

5.

Giuseppe Verdi

Stabat mater (from Four Sacred Pieces)

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

Others who chose this artist

Domenico Scarlatti

6.

Domenico Scarlatti

Harpsichord Sonata in G major

Soloist: George Malcolm

Others who chose this artist

Johann Sebastian Bach

7.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No. 10: Meine Seel erhebt den Herrn

Choir: London Bach Society Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra

Others who chose this artist

Sir Edward Elgar

8.

Sir Edward Elgar

The Dream of Gerontius - Praise to the Holiest

Choir: Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Ambrosian Singers Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra and Choir Conductor: John Barbirolli

Others who chose this artist

Book

The Lord of the Rings by J R R Tolkien

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Doll's house

Others who chose a similar luxury

Occupations

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