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Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 14 Feb 1976

Opera singer - tenor

Roy Plomley's castaway is tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

Choices

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 40 In G Minor

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

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Enrico Caruso

2.

Enrico Caruso

Magiche Note (from The Queen Of Sheba)

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Christoph Willibald Gluck

3.

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Che farò senza Euridice (What is Life?) (from Orpheus and Euridice)

Soloist: Tito Schipa

Others who chose this artist

Gaetano Donizetti

4.

Gaetano Donizetti

Pour mon âme (Qual destino) (from The Daughter of the Regiment)

Soloist: Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti Orchestra: Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden Conductor: Richard Bonynge

Others who chose this artist

Gaetano Donizetti

5.

Gaetano Donizetti

Era d'amor l'immagine (from Maria Stuarda)

Soloist: Luciano Pavarotti Orchestra: Teatro Communale Orchestra Conductor: Richard Bonynge

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Ludwig van Beethoven

6.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 6 in F major 'Pastoral'

Orchestra: Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Georg Solti

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Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

7.

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

Unhatched chicks (from Pictures at an Exhibition)

Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Zubin Mehta

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Giuseppe Verdi

8.

Giuseppe Verdi

Dies irae (from Requiem Mass)

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

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Book

Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

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Luxury item

Bicycle

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Occupations

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