Difference between revisions of "Castaway's Choice"

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*''[[Octandre]]'' by [[Edgard Varèse]].
 
*''[[Octandre]]'' by [[Edgard Varèse]].
*''The [[Royal March From ''L'Histoire Du Soldat]]'' by [[Igor Stravinsky]].
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*''The [[Royal March From "L'Histoire Du Soldat"]]'' by [[Igor Stravinsky]].
 
*''[[The Rite Of Spring]]'' by [[Igor Stravinsky]].
 
*''[[The Rite Of Spring]]'' by [[Igor Stravinsky]].
*''[[Theme From "The Bartok Piano Concerto|The first movement from ''Third Piano Concerto'']],  by [[Béla Bartók]].
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*''[[Theme From "The Bartok Piano Concerto|The first movement from Third Piano Concerto]]'',  by [[Béla Bartók]].
 
*''[[Stolen Moments]]'' by [[Oliver Nelson]].
 
*''[[Stolen Moments]]'' by [[Oliver Nelson]].
 
*''[[Three Hours Past Midnight]]'' by [[Johnny "Guitar" Watson]].
 
*''[[Three Hours Past Midnight]]'' by [[Johnny "Guitar" Watson]].

Latest revision as of 17:55, 29 August 2020

In 1989 Frank Zappa appeared on the American radio show Castaway's Choice, hosted by John McNally. The format is based on the long-running BBC radio show Desert Island Discs, where guests can pick out their ten favorite records to bring along to a deserted island.

Zappa's 10 favorite records to bring to a deserted island

Zappa described the Bartok piece as: "I think it is one of the most beautiful melodies ever written". When asked to limit his choice to just one of these records he selected Three Hours Past Midnight.