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Heroes and Villains

Suzy Klein focuses on musical heroes and villains, presenting works from Beethoven, Strauss and Wagner. Plus a rare vintage recording and another candidate to join music's Room 101.

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
A Perfectly Normal Production for BBC Radio 3.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 9 May 2010 10:00

Music Played

  • 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.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu no 4 in A flat major, D899

    Performer: Maria Joao Pires (piano)

    • DG 457 550-2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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

    Performers: Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    • DECCA 421 441-2.
  • Thelonious Monk


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

    • SONY SK47227.
  • 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)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4576012 (3).
  • Jeno Hubay

    Violin Concerto No1 in A minor, Allegro Appassionato

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

    • NAXOS 8572078.
  • 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.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Madrigals Book 1, Madonna, io ben vorrei

    Performers: Delitiae Musicae, Marco Longhini (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8570548.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 5, 1st movement: Allegro con brio

    Performers: Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 4205382.
  • 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)

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Andantino from Konzertstück, Op 79

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

  • Joseph Haydn

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

    Performers: Emerson String Quartet

  • 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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