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Vince Hill

Roy Plomley's castaway is musician Vince Hill.

Favourite track: Fountains Of Rome by Respighi
Book: Do-it-yourself manual
Luxury: Turner's Seascape

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8 minutes

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Mon 17 Nov 1975 12:25

Music Played

  • Concierto De Aranjuez

    Soloist: John Williams Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra Composer: Eugene Ormandy

  • Roy Dotrice

    Brief Lives

  • Frederick Delius

    On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

  • Georges Bizet

    Au fond du temple saint (from The Pearl Fishers)

    Soloist: Jussi Björing, Robert Merril Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra Soloist: Cellini

  • Stevie Wonder

    He's Mister Know-It-All

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Ottorino Respighi

      Fountains of Rome

      Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

  • Victoria de los Ángeles

    Bailero

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Symphony No. 4 in F minor

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Andre Previn

  • Book Choice

    • Do-it-yourself manual

  • Luxury Choice

    • Turner's Seascape

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Vince Hill

Broadcasts

  • Sat 15 Nov 1975 19:00
  • Mon 17 Nov 1975 12:25

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