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Roy Plomley's castaway is biographer A L Rowse.

Favourite track: Agnus Dei by Christ Church Cathederal, Oxford
Book: A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust
Luxury: G. Seurat, Sunday On The Island Of La Grande Jat

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Mon 15 Aug 1977 12:25

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 In D Major

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Karl Munchinger

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford

      Agnus Dei

  • Maggie Teyte

    L'Invitation Au Voyage

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109

    Soloist: Artur Schnabel

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Polonaise (from Eugene Onegin)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E Minor

    Soloist: Pablo Casals Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • T. S. Eliot

    Death By Water

  • Winston Churchill

    This Was Their Finest Hour (speech, 18 June 1940)

  • Book Choice

    • A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu - Marcel Proust

  • Luxury Choice

    • G. Seurat, Sunday On The Island Of La Grande Jat

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest A L Rowse

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