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Michael Ayrton

Michael Ayrton

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Tue 09 Aug 1955

Artist, Writer

Roy Plomley's castaway is artist and writer Michael Ayrton.

Choices

Hector Berlioz

1.

Hector Berlioz

Dido's garden by the sea (from The Trojans)

Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Dalla sua pace (from Don Giovanni)

Soloist: Koloman Van Pataky Choir: Glyndebourne Festival Opera Company

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Christoph Willibald Gluck

4.

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Dance of the Blessed Spirits (from Orpheus and Euridice)

Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

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Orchestre Et La Chorale Emile Ponselle

5.

Orchestre Et La Chorale Emile Ponselle

Requiem

Vincenzo Bellini

6.

Vincenzo Bellini

Casta diva (from Norma)

Soloist: Rosa Ponselle Choir: Metropolitan Opera House Chorus

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Henry Purcell

7.

Henry Purcell

Hail! great parent (from The Fairy Queen)

Orchestra: Cambridge Festival Orchestra

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Luxury item

The Moscopherus an ancient Greek sculpture

Others who chose a similar luxury

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