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Léon Goossens

Roy Plomley's castaway is oboist Leon Goossens.

Favourite track: I Call on Thee, O Lord (Choral Prelude) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Nautical almanac
Luxury: Camp bed

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17 minutes

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Mon 15 Feb 1960 13:10

Music Played

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Io de' sospiri (Shepherd boy's song) (from Tosca)

    Orchestra: La Scala Orchestra Conductor: Victor de Sabata

  • Andrés Segovia

    Nocturno

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Chorale Prelude: Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

      Soloist: Helmut Walcha

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Oboe Quartet in F major

    Soloist: Léon Goossens et al

  • Flanders and Swann

    Misalliance

  • Richard Wagner - Magic Fire Music (from Die Walküre)

    Soloist: Otto Edelmann Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Georg Solti

  • Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II

    The Crowning

  • George Frideric Handel

    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

  • Book Choice

    • Nautical almanac

  • Luxury Choice

    • Camp bed

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Leon Goossens

Broadcast

  • Mon 15 Feb 1960 13:10

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