Desert Island books

Ian Riddell iwriddell at
Fri Jan 14 08:21:17 EST 2005

On Jan 14, 2005, at 4:45 AM, minnow at wrote:

>> Otter:
>>> How many books can we take?
> Charlie:
>> In the Radio 4 original, it's 8 pieces of music plus one book and one
>> luxury. In this version I guess it would be 8 books (plus one piece of
>> music?).
> Which bits of music would be the replacements for the Bible and
> Shakespeare, which everyone gets?
> Minnow

Why, Bach's B-minor Mass and "Goldberg" Variations of course!

hee hee


Blessed Cecelia, appear in visions
To all musicians, appear and inspire:
Translated Daughter, come down and startle
Composing mortals with immortal fire.
W. H. Auden

Ian W. Riddell
iwriddell at
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