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George Thalben-Ball

Roy Plomley's castaway is organist George Thalben-Ball.

Favourite track: Sea Symphony by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Book: Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K Jerome
Luxury: White rug

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30 minutes

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Mon 26 Oct 1959 13:10

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor

    Soloist: Cyril Smith Orchestra: City of Birmingham Orchestra Conductor: George Weldon

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for Two Violins in D minor

    Soloist: David & Igor Oistrakh Orchestra: Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig Conductor: Franz Konwitschny

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    I waited for the Lord (from Elijah)

    Choir: Choir of Temple Church, London

  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E Minor

    Soloist: Paul Tortelier Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

  • Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson - Piece for Two Tromboniums

  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Quintet in A major 'Trout'

    Soloist: Clifford Curzon Orchestra: Vienna Octet

  • Victor Borge

    A Mozart Opera

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams

      Symphony No. 1 'Sea Symphony'

      Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Book Choice

    • Three Men in a Boat - Jerome K Jerome

  • Luxury Choice

    • White rug

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Sir George Thomas Thalben-Ball

Broadcast

  • Mon 26 Oct 1959 13:10

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