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Richard Adams

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Richard Adams.

Favourite track: Non So Piu by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust
Luxury: Leonardo Da Vinci's painting of The Annunciation

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  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Missa Papae Marcelli

    Choir: King's College Chapel Choir

  • Purcell Consort of Voices

    As Vesta Was From Latmos Hill Descending

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg variations

    Soloist: Helmut Walcha

  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in E flat major

    Orchestra: Amadeus String Quartet

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Non so più cosa son (from The Marriage of Figaro)

      Soloist: Yvonne Minton Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Colin Davis

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 4 In B Flat Major

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Georg Solti

  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major

    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin, Hephzibah Menuhin, Maurice Gendron

  • Richard Strauss

    Du wirst mich befreien (from Ariadne auf Naxos)

    Soloist: Gundula Janowitz Choir: Dresden State Opera Conductor: Rudolf Kempe

  • Book Choice

    • A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu - Marcel Proust

  • Luxury Choice

    • Leonardo Da Vinci's painting of The Annunciation

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Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Richard Adams

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