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C Day Lewis

C Day Lewis

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 24 Feb 1968

Poet Laureate

Roy Plomley's castaway is Poet Laureate C Day Lewis.

Choices

Johann Sebastian Bach

1.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Harpsichord Concerto No. 1 in D Minor

Soloist: George Malcolm

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George Frideric Handel

2.

George Frideric Handel

Oboe Concerto in B Flat Major

Soloist: Leon Goossens Orchestra: Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin

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Benjamin Britten

3.

Benjamin Britten

Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Soloist: Peter Pears, Dennis Brain Orchestra: New Symphony Orchestra Strings Conductor: Goossens

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

4.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major

Soloist: Clara Haskil Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay

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Giuseppe Verdi

5.

Giuseppe Verdi

Offertorio (from Requiem Mass)

Soloist: Maria Caniglia, Ebe Stignani et al Orchestra: Rome Opera House Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Tullio Serafin

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César Franck

6.

César Franck

Piano Quintet in F Minor

Soloist: Clifford Curzon Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Quartet

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Frédéric Chopin

7.

Frédéric Chopin

Nocturne in F sharp major, Op. 15/2

Soloist: Peter Katin

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Book

Short stories by Anton Chekhov

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Luxury item

Bourbon Whiskey

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 18 Jul 1960

Poet, Writer

Roy Plomley's castaway is poet C Day Lewis.

Choices

Johann Sebastian Bach

1.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major

Orchestra: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Karl Münchinger

Others who chose this artist

Frédéric Chopin

2.

Frédéric Chopin

Frédéric Chopin - Waltz in E flat major, Op. 18

Soloist: Dinu Lipatti

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Giuseppe Verdi

3.

Castaway's favourite

Giuseppe Verdi

Offertorio (from Requiem Mass)

Soloist: Maria Caniglia, Ebe Stignan et al Orchestra: Rome Opera Orchestra Conductor: Tullio Serafin

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Ludwig van Beethoven

4.

Ludwig van Beethoven

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

Orchestra: Budapest String Quartet

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

5.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major

Soloist: Clifford Curzon Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Josef Krips

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Edward Elgar

6.

Edward Elgar

Cello Concerto in E Minor

Soloist: André Navarra Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

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George Frideric Handel

7.

George Frideric Handel

Come, my beloved (adaptation of Care selve) (from Atalanta)

Soloist: John McCormack

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John Laurie

8.

John Laurie

The Wife of Usher's Well

Book

Novels by Jane Austen

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Occupations

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