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Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Virginia Wade

Virginia Wade

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 19 May 1969

Tennis player

Roy Plomley's castaway is tennis player Virginia Wade.

Choices

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

1.

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

Soloist: Vladimir Ashkenazy Orchestra: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Kirill Kondrashin

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Dylan Thomas

2.

Dylan Thomas

Under Milk Wood

Artist: Richard Burton

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Johann Sebastian Bach

3.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major

Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra: Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra

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Johannes Brahms

4.

Johannes Brahms

Violin Concerto in D major

Soloist: Christian Ferras Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Dmitri Shostakovich

6.

Dmitri Shostakovich

Symphony No. 5 in D minor

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Andre Previn

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Joan Baez

7.

Joan Baez

There But for Fortune

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Ludwig van Beethoven

8.

Castaway's favourite

Ludwig van Beethoven

Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 'Spring'

Soloist: Hephzibah & Yehudi Menuhin

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Book

Household Management by Mrs Beeton

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Luxury item

Writing and sketching materials

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Occupations

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