String Quintet No. 4 in G minor
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Julian Bream first played the guitar on radio in Children's Hour when he was only 13. This led to guest appearances in a series on the Light Programme, and so his career took off. Before long he also took up the lute and played his part in the revival of interest in early music. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he talks about his long career and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Roy Plomley's castaway is guitarist Julian Bream.
It Was a Lover and his Lass
Performer: Peter Pears & Julian Bream
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