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Henry Williamson

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Henry Williamson.

Favourite track: Tristan und Isolde (Act 3) by Richard Wagner
Book: The Story of My Heart by Richard Jefferies
Luxury: Cor anglais

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30 minutes

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Sat 11 Oct 1969 19:00

Music Played

  • Frederick Delius

    Cynara

    Soloist: John Shirley-Quirk Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Charles Groves

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

    Orchestra: Sinfonia of London Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Claude Debussy

    La Mer

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis and Chloe

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Georges Pretre

  • Gustav Holst

    Mars (The Bringer of War) From The Planets – Suite, op.32

    Orchestra: New Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Song of the Nightingale

    Orchestra: French National Radio Orchestra Conductor: Andre Cluytens

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

    Performer: Alexander Gavrylyuk. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.

    Soloist: Sergei Rachmaninov Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Tristan und Isolde Act 3

      Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Georg Solti

  • Book Choice

    • The Story of My Heart - Richard Jefferies

  • Luxury Choice

    • Cor anglais

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Henry Williamson

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