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Sir Maurice Yonge

Sir Maurice Yonge

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 21 Jun 1975

Marine biologist

Roy Plomley's castaway is marine biologist Sir Maurice Yonge.

Choices

Giuseppe Verdi

1.

Giuseppe Verdi

Pura siccome un angelo (from La traviata)

Soloist: Victoria De Los Angeles, Mario Serena Orchestra: Rome Opera House Orchestra Conductor: Tullio Serafin

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 13 in C major

Soloist: Artur Rubinstein Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Alfred Wallenstein

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Ludwig van Beethoven

3.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Prisoners' Chorus (from Fidelio)

Orchestra: Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

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Max Bruch

4.

Max Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor

Soloist: Igor Oistrakh Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: David Oistrakh

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Vincenzo Bellini

5.

Vincenzo Bellini

Casta diva (from Norma)

Soloist: Maraia Callas Orchestra: Orchestra Of La Scala, Milan

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

6.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Bassoon Concerto in B flat major

Soloist: Gwydion Brooke Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

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Giuseppe Verdi

8.

Giuseppe Verdi

Ella giammai m'amò (from Don Carlos)

Orchestra: Rome Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden Conductor: Georg Solti

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Book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

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Luxury item

Microscope

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