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Agnes Nicholls

Agnes Nicholls

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First broadcast: Mon 19 May 1958

Opera singer - soprano

Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Agnes Nicholls.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Marriage of Figaro Overture

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

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Tchaikovsky

2.

Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake - Dance of the Swans

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Anatole Fistoulari

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Giacomo Puccini

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Giacomo Puccini

Donda lieta usci (Mimi's farewell) (from La Bohème)

Soloist: Nellie Melba

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Sir Hamilton Harty

4.

Sir Hamilton Harty

An Irish Symphony

Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: Hamilton Harty

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Edward Elgar

5.

Edward Elgar

Enigma Variations - Nimrod

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

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Richard Wagner

6.

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner - Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond (from Die Walküre)

Soloist: Walter Hyde

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Richard Wagner

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Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner - Siegfried's Funeral March (from Götterdämmerung)

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

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George Frideric Handel

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George Frideric Handel

Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah)

Soloist: Huddersfield Choral Society Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

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Perfume

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