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David Wynne

Sue Lawley's castaway is sculptor David Wynne.

Sue Lawley's castaway on this week's Desert Island Discs is sculptor David Wynne. As well as talking about his sculptures Boy with a Dolphin and Guy the Gorilla, David explains how he researches his work by visiting the animals in the wild. This has led to some dangerous adventures. But David Wynne's work has its gentler moments - he also designed the hands on the back of the 50-pence piece.

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

Favourite track: Clarinet Concerto in A by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homer
Luxury: Harmonica

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40 minutes

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Fri 13 Feb 1998 09:05

Music Played

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Clarinet Concerto in A major

      Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra

      • Mozart Weber Spohr.
      • Decca.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

    Orchestra: The Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra

    • Beethoven Symphony No 9.
    • EMI.
  • Van Morrison

    Madame George

    • Astral Weeks.
    • Warner Brothers.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G major - Sarabande

    Soloist: Jacqueline Du Pre

    • Jacquelin Du Pre - Early BBC Recordings.
    • EMI.
  • Ozric Tentacles


    • Aboresence.
    • Dovetail.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quintet In C Major

    Soloist: Isaac Stern, Alexander Schneider

    • Schubert String Quintet.
    • CBS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sull'aria (from The Marriage of Figaro)

    Orchestra: The London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: George Solti

    • Marriage Of Figaro.
    • Decca.
  • Chris de Burgh

    I'm Not Crying Over You

    • Beautiful Dreams.
    • Decca.
  • Book Choice

    • The Iliad - Homer, The Odyssey - Homer

  • Luxury Choice

    • Harmonica


Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest David Wynne


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