Classical collection up for grabs

Desert Island Discs: Your chance to win a feast of classical sounds
Desert Island Discs: Your chance to win a feast of classical sounds

The brilliant simplicity of Desert Island Discs had stood the test of time, and today - seventy years since Roy Plomley came up with the concept - the BBC Radio 4 promgramme continues to delight, enthral and entertain listeners.

On Monday, Sony Music will release the three CD set Desert Island Discs, a collection of cool boasting 40 classical favourites chosen by Castaways on the radio programme.

A selection of pieces by Mozart are included on the tracklisting: Mozart is the most popular composer with participants and has been chosen by 792 guests to date -Dame Judi Dench and Sir David Attenborough have both chosen Cosi fan Tutte, while Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers Duet found favour with Eric Clapton and Anthony Hopkins.

Compositions by Elgar, Puccini, Debussy, Verdi, Sibelius, Rachmaninov and Schubert are among the many other delights that feature.

If you would like to be in with a chance of winning a copy, simply answer the following question:

Who came up with the concept of Desert Island Discs?

Email your answer, together with your name and address to:

sammy.jones@jpress.co.uk

Closing date for entries is Wednesday, March 13 2013.

Usual Citizen T&Cs apply.