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Alexander Young

Alexander Young

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 15 Dec 1973

Opera singer - tenor

Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Alexander Young.

Choices

Felix Mendelssohn

1.

Felix Mendelssohn

Octet for Strings in E flat major

Orchestra: Vienna Octet

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 40 In G Minor

Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Crudel perchè finora (from The Marriage of Figaro)

Soloist: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Edith Mathis Orchestra: Deutsche Oper Orchestra, Berlin

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Igor Stravinsky

4.

Igor Stravinsky

The Rake's Progress

Soloist: Alexander Young Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Igor Stravinsky

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Johann Sebastian Bach

5.

Johann Sebastian Bach

St Matthew Passion - Erbarme dich

Soloist: Herta Topper Orchestra: Philomusica Of London

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George Frideric Handel

6.

George Frideric Handel

Concerto grosso in C minor, Op. 6/8

Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Raymond Leppard

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Hector Berlioz

7.

Hector Berlioz

D'amour l'ardente flamme (from The Damnation of Faust)

Soloist: Janet Baker Orchestra: Orchestra Of Paris

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Gustav Mahler

8.

Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 5 In C Sharp Minor

Orchestra: Amsterdam Concertgebouw

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Book

Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by

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Luxury item

Radio-controlled model aircraft

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Occupations

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