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James Fisher

James Fisher

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 25 Nov 1957

Naturalist

Roy Plomley's castaway is naturalist James Fisher.

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Enrique Granados

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Enrique Granados

The maiden and the nightingale (from Goyescas)

Artist: Victoria De Los Angeles

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George Frideric Handel

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George Frideric Handel

O ruddier than the cherry (from Acis and Galatea)

Artist: Norman Walker

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Benjamin Britten

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Benjamin Britten

Sammy's Bath (from The Little Sweep)

Choir: Choir of Alleyn's School Orchestra: English Opera Orchestra

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Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

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Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor

Soloist: Leonid Kogan Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra

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Ludwig van Beethoven

7.

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet No. 13 in B flat major, Op. 130

Orchestra: Hungarian String Quartet

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Johann Sebastian Bach

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Mass in B minor - Sanctus

Choir: Vienna Singverein Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Luxury item

Field glasses, and modern plumbing

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