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Cathy Berberian

Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Cathy Berberian.

Favourite track: Sinfonia by Swingle Sisters
Book: Survival manual
Luxury: Box of spices

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40 minutes

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  • Chorus and Orchestra Of Bulgarian Republic

    The Drums Roll

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Sono andati? (from La Bohème)

    Soloist: Licia Albanese Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Sacrifice (from The Rite of Spring)

    Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Conductor: Pierre Monteux

  • Richard Strauss

    Marie Theres'! Hab' mir's gelobt (Act 3 Trio) (from Der Rosenkavalier)

    Soloist: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Teresa Stich-Randall, Christa Ludwig Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Non havea Febo ancora (Madrigal, Book 8)

    Soloist: Deller Consort Orchestra: Baroque String Ensemble Conductor: Deller

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Vissi D'Arte (from Tosca)

    Soloist: Maria Callas Orchestra: La Scala Orchestra Conductor: Sabata

  • Castaway's Favourite

  • The Beatles

    Eleanor Rigby

  • Book Choice

    • Survival manual

  • Luxury Choice

    • Box of spices


Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Cathy Berberian


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