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Sir Christopher Leaver

Roy Plomley's castaway is Lord Mayor of London Sir Christopher Leaver.

Favourite track: Triple Concerto in C Major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Luxury: Wine cellar

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Feb 1982 09:05

Music Played

  • Fantasia on Polish Airs, Op. 13

    Soloist: Alexis Weissenberg Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra

  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Che farò senza Euridice (What is Life?) (from Orpheus and Euridice)

    Soloist: Kathleen Ferrier Orchestra: Netherlands Opera Orchestra Conductor: Charles Bruck

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Triple Concerto in C major

      Soloist: Sviatoslav Richter, David Oistrakh, Mstislav Rostropovich Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major

    Soloist: Alfred Brendel Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Conductor: Neville Marriner

  • Hector Berlioz

    Les Francs-juges Overture

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Colin Davis

  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E Minor

    Soloist: Jacqueline du Pre Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Andre Previn

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ave verum corpus

    Choir: St Paul's Cathedral Choir Orchestra: Philharmonia String Orchestra Conductor: Bower

  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No. 4 in E flat major 'Romantic'

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Book Choice

    • Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians

  • Luxury Choice

    • Wine cellar

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Sir Christopher Leaver

Broadcasts

  • Sat 13 Feb 1982 18:15
  • Fri 19 Feb 1982 09:05

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