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Dame Daphne Du Maurier

Dame Daphne Du Maurier

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 03 Sep 1977

Novelist

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Dame Daphne Du Maurier.

Choices

Edvard Grieg

1.

Edvard Grieg

Piano Concerto in A Minor

Soloist: Géza anda Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

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Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

2.

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Soloist: Julius Katchen Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

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Claude Debussy

3.

Claude Debussy

Clair de lune (from Suite bergamasque)

Soloist: Eileen Joyce

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Maurice Ravel

4.

Maurice Ravel

Pavane pour une infante défunte

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Pierre Monteux

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

5.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Fantasia On Greensleeves

Orchestra: Sinfonia Of London Conductor: John Barbirolli

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Aram Khachaturian

7.

Castaway's favourite

Aram Khachaturian

Spartacus

Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Aram Khachaturian

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Royal Marine Band of HMS Ark Royal

8.

Royal Marine Band of HMS Ark Royal

Sailing

Book

The collected works by Jane Austen

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Luxury item

Whisky and ginger ale

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Occupations

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