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Alvar Lidell

Alvar Lidell

Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 05 May 1969

Newsreader

Roy Plomley's castaway is newsreader Alvar Lidell.

Choices

Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek

1.

Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek

Donna Diana (Overture)

Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Willi Boskovsky

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Frédéric Chopin

2.

Frédéric Chopin

Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60

Soloist: Dinu Lipatti

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Ludwig van Beethoven

3.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'Eroica'

Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

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Edvard Grieg

4.

Edvard Grieg

I love but thee (Jeg elsker dig), Op. 5/3

Soloist: Kirsten Flagstad, Edwin Mcarthur

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Edward Elgar

5.

Edward Elgar

Cello Concerto in E minor

Soloist: Jacqueline du Pre Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

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Gabriel Fauré

6.

Gabriel Fauré

Après un rêve, Op. 7/1

Soloist: Maggie Teyte, George Reeves

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Franz Schubert

7.

Castaway's favourite

Franz Schubert

String Quintet in C major

Soloist: William Pleeth Orchestra: Amadeus String Quartet

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Johannes Brahms

8.

Johannes Brahms

Academic Festival Overture

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

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Book

Oxford English Dictionary by

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Luxury item

Playing cards

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 15 Sep 1945

Broadcaster, Radio presenter

Roy Plomley's castaway is radio presenter Alvar Lidell.

Choices

George Frideric Handel

1.

George Frideric Handel

Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah)

Choir: Royal Choral Society Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra

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Johann Sebastian Bach

2.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G Major - 1st movement

Soloist: Pablo Casals

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Deh! vieni, alla finestra (from Don Giovanni)

Soloist: John Brownlee Orchestra: Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra

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Johannes Brahms

4.

Johannes Brahms

Waltz in G sharp minor, Op. 39/3

Soloist: Anatole Kitain

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Maurice Ravel

5.

Maurice Ravel

Piece En Forme de Habanera

Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin

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