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Cyril Connolly

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 28 Feb 1966

Literary critic

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and critic Cyril Connolly.

Choices

Varsanyi Rudolf

1.

Varsanyi Rudolf

Akinek A Konnye Pereg

Domenico Scarlatti

3.

Domenico Scarlatti

Harpsichord Sonata in C major

Soloist: Fernando Valenti

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Claude Debussy

4.

Claude Debussy

Pelléas et Mélisande Act 3, Scene 1

Soloist: Erna Spoorenberg, Camille Maurane, Geogre London Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

5.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Marriage of Figaro Act 2, Scene 9

Soloist: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Maria Stader, Irmgaard Seefried Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay

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Ludwig van Beethoven

6.

Castaway's favourite

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132

Orchestra: Budapest String Quartet

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Igor Stravinsky

7.

Igor Stravinsky

The Rake's Progress Act 3, Scene 3

Soloist: Hilde Gueden Orchestra: Orchestra and Chorus of Metropolitan Opera Association Conductor: Igor Stravinsky

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Giuseppe Verdi

8.

Giuseppe Verdi

Agnus Dei (from Requiem Mass)

Choir: Brompton Oratory Choir

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Book

A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Foam rubber sleeping bag

Others who chose a similar luxury

Occupations

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