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Sir Lewis Casson

Sir Lewis Casson

Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 12 Jul 1965

Actor, Director

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor and director Sir Lewis Casson.

Choices

Johann Sebastian Bach

1.

Castaway's favourite

Johann Sebastian Bach

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

Soloist: Jeanne Demessieux

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Felix Mendelssohn

2.

Felix Mendelssohn

War March of the Priest (from Athalie)

Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra Conductor: Arthur Fiedler

Others who chose this artist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Ave verum corpus

Choir: Royal Choral Society Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

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Robert Schumann

4.

Robert Schumann

Warum? (from Fantasiest├╝cke, Op. 12)

Soloist: Artur Rubinstein

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Franz Peter Schubert

5.

Franz Peter Schubert

Symphony No. 8 in B minor 'Unfinished'

Orchestra: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Bruno Walter

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Igor Stravinsky

6.

Igor Stravinsky

The Rite of Spring

Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Igor Stravinsky

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Peter Warlock

7.

Peter Warlock

Sleep

Soloist: Kathleen Ferrier, Frederick Stone

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The Choir of Temple Church

8.

The Choir of Temple Church

Now Thank We All Our God

Artist: George Thalben-Ball

Others who chose this artist

9.

Luxury item

Recorder and the 1912 portrait of Dame Sybil Thorndike

Others who chose a similar luxury

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