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Arthur Fiedler

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Arthur Fiedler.

Book: Encyclopaedia Britannica
Luxury: Binoculars

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35 minutes

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Mon 1 Mar 1965 13:10

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1 - Prelude & Fugue in C sharp major

    Soloist: Wanda Landowska

  • Hector Berlioz

    Queen Mab scherzo (from Romeo and Juliet)

    Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo (from A Midsummer Night's Dream)

    Soloist: Sergei Rachmaninov

  • Jacques Offenbach/Rosenthal

    Gaîté Parisienne

    Orchestra: Boston Promenade Orchestra Conductor: Arthur Fiedler

  • Die Fledermaus Overture

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Dies irae (from Requiem Mass)

    Choir: Robert Shaw Chorale Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Rite of Spring

    Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Conductor: Pierre Monteux

  • Book Choice

    • Encyclopaedia Britannica

  • Luxury Choice

    • Binoculars

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Arthur Fiedler

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