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Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

General Sir Charles Guthrie

General Sir Charles Guthrie

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 30 Jul 2000

Chief of Defence Staff, Soldier

This week, Sue Lawley's castaway on Desert Island Discs is General Sir Charles Guthrie.

Choices

Giuseppe Verdi

1.

Castaway's favourite

Giuseppe Verdi

Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (from Nabucco)

Choir: Ambrosian Opera Chorus Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra

Others who chose this artist

Joaquín Rodrigo

2.

Joaquín Rodrigo

Concierto de Aranjuez - 1st movement

Soloist: Jose Maria Gallardo del Rey Orchestra: National Orchestra of Spain

Others who chose this artist

Carl Orff

3.

Carl Orff

O Fortuna (from Carmina Burana)

Orchestra: German Opera Orchestra & Chorus

Others who chose this artist

Giacomo Puccini

4.

Giacomo Puccini

Vissi d'arte (from Tosca)

Soloist: Maria Callas Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan

Others who chose this artist

Georges Bizet

5.

Georges Bizet

Au fond du temple saint (from The Pearl Fishers)

Soloist: Jussi Bjoerling & Robert Merill Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Others who chose this artist

Stevie Wonder

6.

Stevie Wonder

I Just Called To Say I Love You

Others who chose this artist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

8.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja (from The Magic Flute)

Soloist: Hermann Prey Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic

Others who chose this artist

Book

Vol 1 of biography of the Duke of Wellington - Year of the Sword by Lady Longford

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Surfboard

Others who chose a similar luxury

Occupations

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