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Georg Solti

Georg Solti

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 26 Dec 1966

Director of the Royal Opera House

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Georg Solti.

Choices

Giuseppe Verdi

1.

Giuseppe Verdi

Dies irae (from Requiem Mass)

Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

String Quintet No. 4 in G minor

Orchestra: Pro Arte Quartet

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Winston Churchill

3.

Winston Churchill

Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat (speech, 13 May 1940)

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Richard Wagner

4.

Richard Wagner

Love Duet (from Tristan und Isolde)

Soloist: Kirsten Flagstad, Ludwig Suthaus Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Robert Schumann

5.

Robert Schumann

Piano Concerto in A minor

Soloist: Dinu Lipatti Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Gustav Mahler

6.

Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 10 in F sharp minor

Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

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William Shakespeare

7.

William Shakespeare

When my love swears that she is made of truth (Sonnet No. 138)

Artist: John Gielgud

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Giuseppe Verdi

8.

Castaway's favourite

Giuseppe Verdi

Falstaff Act 2, Scene 1

Soloist: Frank Guarrera, Giuseppe Valdengo Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

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Book

Faust by Johann Wolfgang Goethe

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Luxury item

Michelangelo's The Last Judgement

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