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Sir John Gielgud

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Sir John Gielgud.

Favourite track: Double Violin Concerto in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
Luxury: Watercolour of Versailles by Raoul Dufy

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Mon 29 Jan 1962 13:10

Music Played

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Concerto for Two Violins in D minor

      Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin, Christian Ferras Orchestra: Festival Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo for Keyboard and Orchestra in D major

    Soloist: Anne Fischer Orchestra: Bayerisches Staatsorchester

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Concerto in A major

    Soloist: Heinrich Geuser Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay

  • Franz Schubert

    Wohin? (from Die Schöne Müllerin)

    Soloist: Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor

    Soloist: Sviatoslav Richter Orchestra: National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Stanislaw Wislocki

  • Antonín Dvořák

    The Modest Maid (from Moravian Duets, Op. 32)

    Soloist: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Irmgaard Seefried, Gerald Moore

  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No. 3 in F major

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

  • Henry Purcell

    Sonata for Trumpet and Strings in D major

    Soloist: Roger Voisin, Daniel Pickham Orchestra: Unicorn Concerto Orchestra

  • Book Choice

    • The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

  • Luxury Choice

    • Watercolour of Versailles by Raoul Dufy

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest John Gielgud

Broadcast

  • Mon 29 Jan 1962 13:10

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