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Series 16 - 1. The Show Must Go On

Vladimir Ashkenazy

Vladimir Ashkenazy

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 02 Dec 1978

Pianist

Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy.

Choices

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

1.

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

Symphony No. 2 in E minor

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Andre Previn

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat major

Soloist: Daniel Barenboim Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra

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Franz Schubert

3.

Franz Schubert

String Quartet in C major

Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Quartet

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Johannes Brahms

4.

Johannes Brahms

Symphony No. 4 In E Minor

Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Robert Schumann

5.

Robert Schumann

Du Ring an meinem Finger (from Frauenliebe und -leben)

Soloist: Elly Ameling, Dalton Baldwin

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Ludwig van Beethoven

6.

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132

Orchestra: Juilliard Quartet

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Jean Sibelius

7.

Jean Sibelius

Symphony No. 2 in D major

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Anthony Collins

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Johann Sebastian Bach

8.

Johann Sebastian Bach

St Matthew Passion - Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder

Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Book

Blank book and pens by

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Luxury item

Well-programmed robot

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