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Yehudi Menuhin

Roy Plomley's castaway is violinist Yehudi Menuhin.

Favourite track: Ach Ich Fuhl's by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: The collected works by John Donne
Luxury: Album of photographs of his wife

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 18 Apr 1977 12:25

Music Played

  • Emperor Waltz

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No. 9 in C major 'Great'

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Ach, ich fühl's (from The Magic Flute)

      Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Viola Concerto

    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Antal Dorati

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major, Op. 130

    Orchestra: Budapest String Quartet

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion - Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder

    Choir: Amsterdam Toonkunst Choir Orchestra: Amsterdam Concertgebouw

  • Benjamin Britten

    Les Illuminations

    Soloist: Peter Pears Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Benjamin Britten

  • Henry Purcell

    When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament) (from Dido and Aeneas)

    Soloist: Kristen Flagstad Orchestra: Mermaid Orchestra Conductor: Geraint Jones

  • Book Choice

    • The collected works - John Donne

  • Luxury Choice

    • Album of photographs of his wife

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Yehudi Menuhin

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