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George Baker

Roy Plomley's castaway is baritone George Baker.

Favourite track: Praise to the Holiest in the Height (from The Dream of Gerontius) by Edward Elgar
Book: His favourite works by Charles Dickens
Luxury: Writing materials

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35 minutes

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Mon 5 Apr 1965 13:10

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C Major

    Soloist: Harold Samuel

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Edward Elgar

      The Dream of Gerontius - Praise to the Holiest

      Soloist: John Heddle Nash, Gladys Ripley Choir: Huddersfield Choral Society Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

  • Claude Debussy

    Prélude à l'après midi d'un faune

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Pierre Monteux

  • Maggie Teyte

    Petite Dinde, ah quel outrage from Veronique

  • Robert Schumann

    Ich grolle nicht (from Dichterliebe)

    Soloist: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Jörg Demus

  • Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Overture

    Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Olive Groves & Gerald Moore

    Oh Tell Me, Nightingale

  • Georges Bizet

    Gypsy Air and Dance (from Carmen)

    Soloist: Victoria De Los Angeles, Marcel Croisier et al Orchestra: French National Radio Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Thomas Beecham

  • Book Choice

    • His favourite works - Charles Dickens

  • Luxury Choice

    • Writing materials


Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest George Baker


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