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Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 08 Jan 1944

Critic

Roy Plomley's castaway is critic Alan Dent.

Choices

Hector Berlioz

1.

Hector Berlioz

Absence (from Les nuits d'été)

Soloist: Maggie Teyte Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra

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Isobel Baillie

2.

Isobel Baillie

Ca' The Yowes to the Knowes

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Gioachino Rossini

3.

Gioachino Rossini

Largo al factotum (from The Barber of Seville)

Soloist: Dennis Noble Orchestra: Sadler's Wells Orchestra

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George Frideric Handel

4.

George Frideric Handel

Where'er you walk (from Semele)

Soloist: Webster Booth Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

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Charles Dibdin

5.

Charles Dibdin

Tom Bowling

Soloist: Walter Widdop

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Franz Schubert

6.

Franz Schubert

An die Musik (To Music), D547

Soloist: Isobel Baillie

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Chauve-Souris Company

7.

Chauve-Souris Company

Round the Hay Wain'

Jean Sablon

8.

Jean Sablon

Sur le Pont D'Avignon

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