Desert Island Discs

Burgess’s choices on the BBC radio programme broadcast on Monday, 28th November, 1966.

Purcell, Rejoice in the Lord Alway (1/10)
Bach, Goldberg Variations No. 13 (2/10)
Elgar, Symphony No. 1 in A flat major (3/10 – “castaway’s favorite”)
Wagner, Walter’s Trial Song from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (4/10)
Debussy, Fêtes (5/10)
Lambert, The Rio Grande (6/10)
Walton, Symphony No. 1 in B flat (7/10)
Vaughan Williams, On Wenlock Edge (8/10)

Book: James Joyce, Finnegans Wake (9/10)
Luxury item: music manuscript paper, pencils, a rubber (10/10)

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