Dirk Bogarde’s Desert Island Discs

Here’s the first of a new weekly series I’ll be creating based on the Desert Island Discs of consequential people. The first is Dirk Bogarde. You can listen to all of the songs (bar Oscar Straus) on the playlist I created on Spotify of these songs. Go here.

Broadcast on the 28th September 1964.

1. Franz Liszt: Consolation No.3 in D flat major

2. Oscar Straus: C’est la saison d’amour

3. Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 in E Flat/Hungarian Rhapsody

4. Judy Garland & the Gordon Jenkins Orchestra: The Worst Kind of Man

5. Franz Lehár: Vilja (from The Merry Widow)

6. Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C minor

7. Carol Channing: Hello Dolly! (from Hello Dolly!)

8. Rex Harrison: I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face

Dirk chose The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss as his book and John Signer Sargent’s painting ‘Conversation Piece: The Sitwell Family’ as his luxury.


Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s