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Amadeus String Quartet

Roy Plomley's castaways are the musicians the Amadeus String Quartet.

Book: A la Recherche du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust and Instrument-making and Divine Comedy (in Italian with dictionary) by Dante Alighieri and War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Luxury: Projector, viola, radio, paper and pencils

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40 minutes

Music Played

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  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 7 In A Major

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Voi che sapete (from The Marriage of Figaro)

    Soloist: Teresa Berganza Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: John Pritchard

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ach, ich fühl's (from The Magic Flute)

    Soloist: Tiana Lemnitz Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

  • Robert Schumann

    Cello Concerto in A Minor

    Soloist: Pablo Casals Orchestra: Pardes Festival Orchestra Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

  • Franz Schubert

    String Quartet in C major

    Soloist: William Pleeth Orchestra: Amadeus String Quartet

  • Franz Schubert

    Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt

    Soloist: Janet Baker, Gerald Moore

  • Klänge der Heimat (Czardas) (from Die Fledermaus)

    Soloist: Hilde Gueden Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Clemens Krauss

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B minor - Et resurrexit

    Choir: Munich Bach Choir & Orchestra

  • Luxury Choice

    • Projector, viola, radio, paper and pencils


Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Amadeus Quartet


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