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Dame Margot Fonteyn

Roy Plomley's castaway is prima ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn.

Favourite track: Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar
Luxury: Skin-diver's mask

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Mon 12 Apr 1965 13:10

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis and Chloe -Daybreak

    Choir: Motet Choir of Geneva Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major

    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin, Rudolf Barshai Orchestra: Bath Festival Orchestra

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor

      Soloist: Helmut Walcha

  • Teresa Berganza & Felix Lavilla

    Mananita de San Juan

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Dies irae (from Requiem Mass)

    Choir: New England Conservatory Chorus Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Charles Munch

  • Etude in E major, Op. 10/3

    Soloist: Sviatoslav Richter

  • Lena Horne

    Honeysuckle Rose

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Perchè tarda la luna? (from Turandot)

    Orchestra: La Scala Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Tullio Serafin

  • Book Choice

    • Hadrian's Memoirs - Marguerite Yourcenar

  • Luxury Choice

    • Skin-diver's mask

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Margot Fonteyn

Broadcast

  • Mon 12 Apr 1965 13:10

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