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Alvar Lidell

Roy Plomley's castaway is newsreader Alvar Lidell.

Favourite track: String Quintet in C by Franz Schubert
Book: Oxford English Dictionary
Luxury: Playing cards

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30 minutes

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Mon 5 May 1969 12:25

Music Played

  • Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek

    Donna Diana (Overture)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Willi Boskovsky

  • Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60

    Soloist: Dinu Lipatti

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 3 in E flat major 'Eroica'

    Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

  • Edvard Grieg

    I love but thee (Jeg elsker dig), Op. 5/3

    Soloist: Kirsten Flagstad, Edwin Mcarthur

  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E minor

    Soloist: Jacqueline du Pre Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Après un rêve, Op. 7/1

    Soloist: Maggie Teyte, George Reeves

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Franz Schubert

      String Quintet in C major

      Soloist: William Pleeth Orchestra: Amadeus String Quartet

  • Johannes Brahms

    Academic Festival Overture

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Book Choice

    • Oxford English Dictionary

  • Luxury Choice

    • Playing cards


Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Alvar Lidell


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