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Rt Hon David Steel MP

Rt Hon David Steel MP

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First broadcast: Sat 04 May 1985

Leader of the Liberal Party, Politician - Liberal

The Rt Hon David Steel MP has been leader of the Liberal Party since 1976. After leaving university, his first job was with the Scottish Liberal Party as Assistant Secretary. In 1965, he won a seat in the Borders and became the youngest member of that parliament. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he talks about his career and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Choices

Eileen Cameron and Ensemble

1.

Eileen Cameron and Ensemble

The Flowers of the Forest

Camille Saint-Saëns

3.

Camille Saint-Saëns

Symphony No. 3 in C minor 'Organ'

Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Louis Fremaux

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George Melly

4.

George Melly

Let's Do It

Artist: John Chilton, the Feetwarmers

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George Frideric Handel

6.

George Frideric Handel

Let their celestial concerts all unite (from Samson)

Choirs: Westminster Abbey Choir, Choir of Her Majesty's Chapels Royal

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The Bulgarian Acapella

7.

The Bulgarian Acapella

Otche Nash

Ludwig van Beethoven

8.

Castaway's favourite

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

Soloist: Jones, Shwarz, Kollo, Moll Choir: Vienna State Opera Chorus Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

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Book

Do-it-yourself manual by

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Luxury item

Cathedral organ

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