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Arthur Fiedler

Arthur Fiedler

Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 01 Mar 1965

Conductor

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Arthur Fiedler.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1 - Prelude & Fugue in C sharp major

Soloist: Wanda Landowska

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Hector Berlioz

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Hector Berlioz

Queen Mab scherzo (from Romeo and Juliet)

Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

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Ludwig van Beethoven

3.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

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Felix Mendelssohn

4.

Felix Mendelssohn

Scherzo (from A Midsummer Night's Dream)

Soloist: Sergei Rachmaninov

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Jacques Offenbach/Rosenthal

5.

Jacques Offenbach/Rosenthal

Gaîté Parisienne

Orchestra: Boston Promenade Orchestra Conductor: Arthur Fiedler

Johann Sebastian Strauss

6.

Johann Sebastian Strauss

Die Fledermaus Overture

Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Giuseppe Verdi

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Giuseppe Verdi

Dies irae (from Requiem Mass)

Choir: Robert Shaw Chorale Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

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Igor Stravinsky

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Igor Stravinsky

The Rite of Spring

Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Conductor: Pierre Monteux

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Book

Encyclopaedia Britannica by

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Binoculars

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