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Heroes and Villains

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 09 May 2010

Suzy Klein has the soundtrack to your Sunday Morning with a programme all about Heroes and Villains -including music from Beethoven, Strauss and Wagner. Intrepid Mark Swartzentruber discovers a rare vintage recording and we elect another candidate to join music's Room 101.

Producer: Julian Meres
Email: sundaymorning@bbc.co.uk
A Perfectly Normal Production for BBC Radio 3.

Music Played

13 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Orlando Act 1 Ho un certo rossore

    Performers: Rosa Mannion (Dorinda), Les Arts Florrissants, William Christie (conductor)

    ERATO 0630-14636-2/A-C

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Impromptu no 4 in A flat major, D899

    Performer: Maria Joao Pires (piano)

    DG 457 550-2

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony op.58 – 2nd movement Vivace con spirito

    Performers: Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    DECCA 421 441-2

  • Image for Thelonious Monk

    Thelonious Monk Rhythm-A-Ning

    Arranger: John McLaughlin Performers: Katia and Marielle Labeque (Pianos)

    SONY SK47227

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Don Giovanni Act 1 No1 'Notte e giorno faticar'

    Performers: Bryn Terfel (Leporello), Carmela Remigio (Donna Anna), Simon Keenlyside (Don Giovanni), Matti Salminen (Il Commendatore), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe, Claudio Abbado (conductor)


  • Image for Jeno Hubay

    Jeno Hubay Violin Concerto No1 in A minor, Allegro Appassionato

    Performers: Chloe Hanslip (violin), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Morgrelia (conductor)

    NAXOS 8572078

  • Image for Cole Porter

    Cole Porter Miss Otis Regrets

    Performer: Ella Fitzgerald (vocal), Unnamed Orchestra, Arranged and Conducted by Buddy Bregman

    The Cole Porter Song Book Volume 1, Verve 8219892

  • Image for Carlo Gesualdo

    Carlo Gesualdo Madrigals Book 1, Madonna, io ben vorrei

    Performers: Delitiae Musicae, Marco Longhini (conductor)

    NAXOS 8570548

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No 3: 1 - Allegro con brio

    Performers: Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    PHILIPS 4205382

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Gotterdammerung, Act1 'Begrüsse froh, o Held'

    Performers: Thomas Hampson (Gunther), Siegfried Jerusalem (Siegfried), John Tomlinson (Hagen) , Eva-Maria Bundschuh (Gutrune), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    EMI CDC 754486/89 2, Disc 1 Track 13

  • Image for Carl Maria von Weber

    Carl Maria von Weber Andantino from Konzertstück, Op 79

    Performers: Emanuel Feuermann (cello), Gerald Moore (piano)


  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn String Quartet in C major op. 76 no 3 'Emperor', (Allegro, Poco adagio cantabile, Menuetto

    Performers: Emerson String Quartet


  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini Tosca Act 1 Tre sbirri, una carozza

    Performers: Tito Gobbi (Scarpia), Renato Ercolani (Spoletta), Orchestre de la Societe des concerts du Conservatoire, Georges Pretre (conductor)

    EMI CMS 76699744222 (2)


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