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Geoffrey Grigson

Geoffrey Grigson

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 16 Oct 1982

Critic, Poet

Roy Plomley's castaway is critic Geoffrey Grigson.

Choices

Joseph Haydn

1.

Joseph Haydn

String Quartet in F major, Op. 3/5 'Serenade'

Orchestra: Janacek Quartet

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Benjamin Britten

2.

Benjamin Britten

Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Soloist: Peter Pears, Dennis Brain Orchestra: Boyd Neel String Orchestra Conductor: Benjamin Britten

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Henry Purcell

3.

Henry Purcell

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

Soloist: Victoria de los Angeles Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

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Joseph Haydn

4.

Castaway's favourite

Joseph Haydn

She never told her love (Canzonetta)

Soloist: Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

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Joseph Haydn

5.

Joseph Haydn

String Quartet in D major

Orchestra: Tatrai Quartet

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Georges Bizet

6.

Georges Bizet

Jeux d'enfants

Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Conductor: Jean Martinon

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Benjamin Britten

7.

Benjamin Britten

Death be not proud (from The Holy Sonnets of John Donne)

Soloist: Peter Pears Orchestra: Zorian String Quartet Conductor: Benjamin Britten

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Giuseppe Verdi

8.

Giuseppe Verdi

Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (from Nabucco)

Orchestra: La Scala Chorus and Orchestra

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Book

The Oxford English Dictionary by

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Luxury item

Pate de foie gras

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Occupations

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