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Artur Rubinstein

Roy Plomley's castaway is concert pianist Artur Rubinstein.

Favourite track: String Quintet In C by Franz Schubert
Book: Any one from his library
Luxury: Revolver

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 30 Aug 1971 12:25

Music Played

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  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Quartet No. 2 in A major

    Soloist: Jorg Demus, Eduard Drolc, Stefano Passaggio, Georg Donderer

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet in F

    Orchestra: Guarneri Quartet

  • Franz Schubert

    Die Wetterfahne (from Winterreise)

    Soloist: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gerald Moore

  • Concerto For Orchestra

    Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor

    Soloist: Solomon Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra

  • Nocturne In E Flat Major

    Soloist: Artur Rubinstein

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Franz Schubert

      String Quintet in C major

      Orchestra: Amadeus String Quartet

  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D960

    Soloist: Artur Rubinstein

  • Book Choice

    • Any one from his library

  • Luxury Choice

    • Revolver

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Arthur Rubinstein

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