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Anna Pavord

Anna Pavord, writer & gardener, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs

Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

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36 minutes

Music Played

  • Bessie Smith

    Backwater Blues

    • Careless Love.
    • Complete Blues.
  • Morriston Orpheus Choir

    Mor Fawr Wyt Ti (How Great Thou Art)

    Conductor: Alwyn Humphreys.
    • Nessun Dorma.
    • Grasmere.
  • Franz Liszt

    Consolation No. 3, S 172/3

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Consolations.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Every Time We Say Goodbye

    • Forever Ella.
    • Proper Records Ltd.
  • Miles Davis

    Florence sur les Champs Elysses

    • Ascenseur Pour L’Echafaud.
    • Fontana.

    • Bach

      Prelude, Cello Suite No. 1, BWV 1007

      Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
      • Classic Yo-Yo.
      • Sony Classical.
  • Queen

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    • A Night at the Opera.
    • Universal.
  • Henry Purcell

    Thou Knowest Lord the Secrets of Our Hearts

    Performer: The Sixteen. Orchestra: The Symphony of Harmony and Invention. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Love’s Goddess Sure Was Blind.
    • Coro.

    Dictionary Of British And Irish Botanists And Horticulturists by Ray Desmond


    Pen and paper


Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Young
Interviewed Guest Anna Pavord
Producer Cathy Drysdale


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