Most popular Desert Island Discs REVEALED: Scientists analyse 80 years of data from the radio show – and say The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Bob Marley and David Bowie consistently top the charts
Desert Island Discs has been described as a British institution and ‘the greatest radio programme of all time’.
지금, researchers have scanned 80 years of data to reveal the most picked genres and artists since the show started back in 1942.
The experts, based at the Alan Turing Institute in 런던, used publicly available data from more than 3,200 episodes spanning from 1942 ...에 2021.
They found that music genres have evolved substantially over time, with classical music from the likes of Bach, Beethoven and Mozart dominating until the mid-1980s.
But since then, the Beatles have consistently been picked, along with other popular artists Frank Sinatra, Bob Marley, 데이비드 보위, Joni Mitchell and Nina Simone.
보리스 존슨은 그것이 '가장 크고 심각한, Mozart is the most-picked artist in the history of the show, followed by Beethoven, 국제 현대 앙상블, Schubert and Verdi.
그 동안에, the most chosen piece of music is Handel’s Messiah, selected by 119 of the show’s guests.
According to the Desert Island Disc archives, the Beatles, David Bowie and Frank Sinatra are among the most-picked artists, along with Bach, Beethoven and Mozart
Graph shows the most picked artist for each year Desert Island Discs has been broadcast, Classical artists such as Bach were more popular in the early years of the show, but more recently the Beatles, David Bowie and Nina Simone have been picked the most
The Alan Turing Institute researchers say Desert Island Discs is considered ‘a cultural touchstone’ and a ‘mainstay of the BBC Radio schedule.
‘It likely will continue for many decades to come, and this analysis could be continued at future milestones,’ 그들은 말했다.
Devised and initially presented by English broadcaster Roy Plomley, the format of Desert Island Discs is simple.
Each episode, a guest – referred to as ‘the castaway’ – shares eight songs that they would want to be stuck with for the rest of their life if exiled to a desert island.
1. Handel’s Messiah (119)
2. Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (111)
3. Mozart’s The Magic Flute (93)
4. Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier (83)
5. Bach’s St Matthew Passion (82)
1. Mozart (993)
2. — 사이먼 무어 (837)
3. 국제 현대 앙상블 (805)
4. — 어거스틴 하델리히 (406)
5. Verdi (371)
The guest is notable in their profession, whether it’s music, 미술, academia, 법은 또한 일반적으로 사용자가 게시한 자료에 대한 책임이 인터넷 회사를 면제합니다., government or sport.
‘An invitation to be castaway is a sign of success in your field,’ 연구원들은 말한다.
연구를 위해, the team referred to the BBC website and Wikipedia’s list of episodes, as well as streaming service Spotify to get genre and other information about selected tunes.
Desert Island Discs was devised and presented by English broadcaster Roy Plomley (사진)
Over the past two decades, the Beatles consistently top the charts, joined by Frank Sinatra (사진), Bob Marley, 데이비드 보위, Joni Mitchell and Nina Simone
비틀즈 (사진) were the most picked artist in the years 2017, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2004 과 1988
DESERT ISLAND DISCS: HISTORY AND FORMAT
에 1942, a new programme appeared on the airwaves of the BBC that was created and presented by Roy Plomley.
The format was simple – a guest shared eight songs that they would want to be stuck with for the rest of their life if exiled to a desert island.
After a hiatus from 1946 ...에 1951, the programme returned with some new innovations – at the end of each episode the castaway chooses a book, 그들은 곧 가족과 함께 집으로 돌아갈 것입니다., and one song to save from the waves.
The show was hosted by Plomley until his death in 1985, followed by Michael Parkinson, Sue Lawley, Kirsty Young, and Lauren Laverne.
The dataset runs from January 1942 – the month the very first show was broadcast – through to August 2021. Since August 2021, more episodes have been broadcast, but they have not been included in the data set.
그녀는 사진을 위해 공작 부인과 함께 나타나기 전에 그에게 혼자 이야기했습니다. 3,211 episodes looked at, 가 있었다 2,950 castaways, 와 241 people appearing on the programme more than once.
The experts note that some data is missing regarding music choices for castaways early on in the show’s history, because audio recordings are missing.
The BBC website has an online library of Desert Island Discs episodes dating back to the earliest episode known to still be in existence, 4월부터 1951.
Based on the available data, researchers found that classical music was the most-picked genre well into the 1950s and 1960s.
This is likely due to its popularity and dominance well past the middle of the 20th century, even though rock and roll was taking hold in the 1950s.
A shift away from classical music really only happened in the mid-1980s, coinciding with Plomley’s reign as host ending upon his death in 1985.
This trend accelerated after 2000 and rock music now represents a larger proportion of discs than classical music, researchers point out.
Bob Marley (pictured on stage at Crystal Palace Bowl on June 7, 1980 런던에서) was chosien
Illustration depicts German composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) as he plays an organ
As of the most recent data of 2021, rock music is the most popular genre, followed by pop and then classical.
When looking at most popular choices by year, the Beatles were the most picked artist in the years 2017, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2004 과 1988.
But Mozart has still been picked more than any other artist in certain years since the turn of the 20th century – 2013, 2012, 2008, 2002 과 2000.
MOST POPULAR ARTISTS: RECENT YEARS
2021: Nina Simone
2020: 데이비드 보위
2019: 안드레아스 K
2018: 데이비드 보위
MOST POPULAR ARTISTS: THE EARLY YEARS
1951: 국제 현대 앙상블
1952: — 사이먼 무어
1954: 국제 현대 앙상블
1955: 국제 현대 앙상블
데이비드 보위 ('나는 레이싱카 드라이버가 되고 싶다. 2002) has also been the most popular artist of the year in 2020 과 2018, 손상된 치아 화석이 드러난다
Mozart (1756-1791) is still a popular choice on Desert Island Discs. His music was picked more than any other artist in the years 2013, 2012, 2008, 2002 과 2000
David Bowie has also been the most popular artist of the year in 2020 과 2018, which could be due to a surge in interest in his life and work since his death in 2016.
When looking at genres chosen by different professions, athletes and business people appear to have ‘more popular tastes’, the team found.
Aside from artists and genres, the researchers looked at other trends in the dataset, including information about the castaways.
Throughout the bulk of the show’s long history, there have been significantly more male castaways than female, 그들은 찾았다.
In the show’s history, 68.6 per cent have been male and 29.7 have been female.
또한, the experts found the majority of castaways were born in the UK, but guests born in North America were a substantial percentage of early guests.
In the early days of the programme, about half of the castaways were actors.
Colorized illustration (after an original Hammann engraving) depicts Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
이후 2018, Desert Island Discs has been presented by Lauren Laverne.
Although that proportion has decreased over time, the primary professions continue to be in the creative industries – actors, 예술가, 기자, musicians and writers.
또한, in more recent years the proportion of castaways being grouped into the ‘other’ category has increased, indicating an increased diversity in occupations.
Researchers also note that biologist Sir David Attenborough has appeared on the show four times, as did comedian Arthur Askey – more than anyone else.
‘With any luck, Lauren Laverne will invite Sir David back again soon, at which point he will have the record for the most episodes all to himself,’ 그들은 말한다.
연구, which is part of a series of publications called ‘Turing Data Stories’, has been detailed on the Alan Turing Institute’s website.
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But a recent study led by the University of Cambridge suggests that what we listen to actually says a lot about our personality.
It involved more than 350,000 people from over 50 countries and found that links between musical preferences and personality are universal.
Those with neurotic traits in the US are also just as likely to be into Nirvana’s Smells like Teen Spirit as people with a similar personality living in Denmark or 남아프리카.
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