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Doris Arnold

Roy Plomley's castaway is broadcaster Doris Arnold.

Favourite track: Praise to the Holiest (from The Dream of Gerontius) by Edward Elgar
Book: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Luxury: Mink coat

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4 minutes

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Mon 25 Sep 1967 13:10

Music Played

  • Eric Coates

    The Merrymakers

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Charles Mackerras

  • Doris Arnold and Harry S Pepper

    Roberta - Selection

  • Kentucky Minstrels

    The Better Land

  • Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence

    Red Peppers

  • Edward Elgar

    Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36: Variation IX "Nimrod"

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

  • Frederick Delius

    Piano Concerto in C minor

    Soloist: Benno Moiseiwitsch Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Constant Lambert

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Edward Elgar

      The Dream of Gerontius - Praise to the Holiest

      Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra and Choir Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, Op. 47 'Kreutzer'

    Soloist: Jascha Heifetz, Benno Moiseiwitsch

  • Book Choice

    • The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • Luxury Choice

    • Mink coat

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Doris Arnold

Broadcast

  • Mon 25 Sep 1967 13:10

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