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Barbara Pym

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Barbara Pym.

Favourite track: In The Bleak Midwinter by King's College Chapel Choir
Book: The Golden Bowl by Henry James
Luxury: German white wine

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40 minutes

Last on

Tue 1 Aug 1978 12:20

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Der Rosenkavalier Waltzes

    Orchestra: Amsterdam Concertgebouw

  • Variations on 'Là ci darem le mano'

    Soloist: Claudio Arrau Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Georges Pretre

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Vissi d'arte (from Tosca)

    Soloist: Maria Callas Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Conductor: Georges Pretre

  • Philip Larkin

    An Arundel Tomb

  • Olivier Messiaen

    La Nativité du Seigneur - 5th movement

    Soloist: Simon Preston

  • Grigoris Bithikotsis

    Sto Periyiali To Krypho

  • Klänge der Heimat (Czardas) (from Die Fledermaus)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Willi Boskovsky

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • King's College Chapel Choir

      In The Bleak Midwinter

  • Book Choice

    • The Golden Bowl - Henry James

  • Luxury Choice

    • German white wine

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Barbara Pym

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