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Yehudi Menuhin

Yehudi Menuhin

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 16 Apr 1977

Violinist

Roy Plomley's castaway is violinist Yehudi Menuhin.

Choices

Johann Sebastian Strauss

1.

Johann Sebastian Strauss

Emperor Waltz

Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Franz Peter Schubert

2.

Franz Peter Schubert

Symphony No. 9 in C major 'Great'

Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Béla Bartók

4.

Béla Bartók

Viola Concerto

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

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Ludwig van Beethoven

5.

Ludwig van Beethoven

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

Orchestra: Budapest String Quartet

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Johann Sebastian Bach

6.

Johann Sebastian Bach

St Matthew Passion - Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder

Choir: Amsterdam Toonkunst Choir Orchestra: Amsterdam Concertgebouw

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Benjamin Britten

7.

Benjamin Britten

Les Illuminations

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

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Henry Purcell

8.

Henry Purcell

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

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

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9.

10.

Book

The collected works by John Donne

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Luxury item

Album of photographs of his wife

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Tue 05 Jul 1955

Violinist

Roy Plomley's castaway is violinist Yehudi Menuhin.

Choices

Johann Sebastian Bach

1.

Johann Sebastian Bach

St Matthew Passion - Erbarme dich

Orchestra: Jacques Orchestra

Others who chose this artist

Richard Wagner

2.

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner - Brünnhilde's Immolation (from Götterdämmerung)

Soloist: Kirsten Flagstad Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra

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Georges Bizet

4.

Georges Bizet

La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (Flower Song) (from Carman)

Soloist: Georges Thill

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Franz Peter Schubert

5.

Franz Peter Schubert

Heidenröslein, D257

Soloist: Irmgard Sefried, Hermann von Nordberg

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Dylan Thomas

6.

Dylan Thomas

And Death Shall Have No Dominion

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Béla Bartók

7.

Béla Bartók

Béla Bartók - String Quartet No. 2

Orchestra: Budapest String Quartet

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Ludwig van Beethoven

8.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 7 in A major

Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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9.

Luxury item

Violin and strings

Others who chose a similar luxury

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