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Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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First broadcast: Sun 06 Nov 1994

Archbishop of Cape Town

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Reverend Desmond Tutu. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his childhood and his first realisations that black children were treated very differently from their white counterparts, as well as his initial work as a teacher, which he gave up when he realised he was expected merely to train his black pupils for a life of service. He'll also be talking about the new freedom and responsibilities of South Africa following the election of Nelson Mandela earlier this year, and describing his optimism for its success.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Choices

Glenn Miller

3.

Glenn Miller

In the Mood

Ludwig van Beethoven

4.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major

Soloist: Alicia De Larrocha Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra

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Johann Sebastian Bach

5.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Jesu, joy of man's desiring (from Cantata No. 147)

Choir: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

6.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Requiem in D minor - Sanctus

Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields

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Maurice Ravel

7.

Maurice Ravel

Bolero

Orchestra: The Ulster Orchestra Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

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9.

10.

Book

Parting The Waters by Branch Taylor

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Luxury item

Ice-cream maker (especially for rum and raisin flavour)

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