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Lord David Cecil

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and critic Lord David Cecil.

Favourite track: Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D Major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Luxury: Donatello's great altar in St Anthony's Church, Padua

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Mon 3 Feb 1969 12:25

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major

    Soloist: Alfred Cortot, Jacques Thibaud, Pablo Casals

  • Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58

    Soloist: Dinu Lipatti

  • Die Fledermaus Overture

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Clemens Krauss

  • Fred Astaire

    Night and Day

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Love Duet (from Otello)

    Soloist: Herva Nelli, Ramon Vinay Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Clair de lune, Op. 46/2

    Soloist: Gerard Souzay, Jacqueline Bonneau

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Il mio tesoro (from Don Giovanni)

    Soloist: John McCormack

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 In D major

      Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra: Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra

  • Book Choice

    • War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy

  • Luxury Choice

    • Donatello's great altar in St Anthony's Church, Padua

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Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Lord David Cecil

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