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Series 2 - 4. What Makes Humans Human?

Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Isobel Baillie

Isobel Baillie

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 28 Feb 1970

Opera singer - soprano

Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Isobel Baillie.

Choices

Frédéric Chopin

1.

Frédéric Chopin

Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor

Soloist: André Watts Orchestra: New York Philharmonic Orchestra

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Johannes Brahms

2.

Johannes Brahms

Symphony No. 4 In E Minor

Orchestra: Philharmonic Promenade Orchestra

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William Shakespeare

3.

William Shakespeare

St Crispin's Day speech (from Henry V)

Artist: Laurence Olivier

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George Frideric Handel

4.

Castaway's favourite

George Frideric Handel

Worthy is the lamb (from Messiah)

Choir: Huddersfield Choral Society Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

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Henry Purcell

5.

Henry Purcell

The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation

Soloist: Isobel Baillie, Arnold Goldsbrough

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Isobel Baillie & Margaret Field-Hyde

6.

Isobel Baillie & Margaret Field-Hyde

Sweet Suffolk Owl

Sir Edward Elgar

7.

Sir Edward Elgar

The Dream of Gerontius - Take me away

Soloist: John Heddle Nash

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Isobel Baillie & Muriel Brunskill

8.

Isobel Baillie & Muriel Brunskill

Sleep My Saviour

Book

Our Hearts Were Young and Gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Tue 02 Aug 1955

Oratorio singer - soprano

Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Isobel Baillie.

Choices

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

2.

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor

Soloist: Sergei Rachmaninov Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

3.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Serenade To Music

Orchestra: BBC Orchestra

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Sir Edward Elgar

4.

Sir Edward Elgar

The Dream Of Gerontius

Soloist: Richard Lewis, John Cameron Choir: Huddersfield Choral Society

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Richard Strauss

5.

Richard Strauss

Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

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