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Captain Jacques Cousteau

Roy Plomley's castaway is oceanographer Captain Jacques Cousteau.

Favourite track: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue In D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Essays by Michel de Montaigne
Luxury: Stone from stomach of a fossilised dinosaur

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40 minutes

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  • Harry Pagani

    Ma Mediterranee

  • Castaway's Favourite

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Summertime (from Porgy & Bess)

  • Harry Partch

    Daphne Of The Dunes

  • Franz Liszt

    St Francis of Assisi preaching to the birds

    Soloist: Wilhelm Kempff

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas brasileiras No. 5

    Soloist: Salli Terri, Laurindo Ameida

  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice No. 24 in A minor

    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin

  • Craig Degree, Graham Nash, David Crosby

    Out Of The Darkness

  • Book Choice

    • Essays - Michel de Montaigne

  • Luxury Choice

    • Stone from stomach of a fossilised dinosaur

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Captain Jacques Cousteau

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