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Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 28 Nov 1966

Author of A Clockwork Orange

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Anthony Burgess.

Choices

Henry Purcell

1.

Henry Purcell

Rejoice in the Lord alway

Soloist: Alfred Deller Choir: Deller Consort Orchestra: Oriana Concert Orchestra Conductor: Alfred Deller

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Johann Sebastian Bach

2.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Goldberg variations - Variation No. 13

Soloist: George Malcolm

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Sir Edward Elgar

3.

Castaway's favourite

Sir Edward Elgar

Symphony No. 1 in A flat major

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

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Richard Wagner

4.

Richard Wagner

Trial Song (from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)

Soloist: Sandor Konya Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Oscar Kraus

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Claude Debussy

5.

Claude Debussy

Fêtes (from Nocturnes)

Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

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Constant Lambert

6.

Constant Lambert

The Rio Grande

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Constant Lambert

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Sir William Walton

7.

Sir William Walton

Symphony No. 1 in B flat minor

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: William Walton

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

8.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

On Wenlock Edge

Soloist: Alexander Young Orchestra: Sebastian String Quartet

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Book

Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

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Luxury item

Music manuscript paper, pencils and a rubber

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Occupations

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