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Roald Dahl

Roy Plomley's castaway is children's writer Roald Dahl.

Favourite track: Agnus Dei by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: The New Oxford Book of English Verse by Helen Gardner
Luxury: Still, grapevine cuttings and tobacco seeds

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 2 Nov 1979 09:05

Music Played

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Che gelida manina (Your tiny hand is frozen) (from La Bohème)

    Soloist: Enrico Caruso

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Concerto in D major

    Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

  • Dylan Thomas

    Fern Hill

    Read by Dylan THomas

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Agnus Dei (from Requiem Mass)

      Choir: Vienna Singverein

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Sanctus (from Requiem)

    Choir: King's College Chapel Choir Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: David Willcocks

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in A major

    Soloist: Alfred Brendel

  • Book Choice

    • The New Oxford Book of English Verse - Helen Gardner

  • Luxury Choice

    • Still, grapevine cuttings and tobacco seeds

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Roald Dahl

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