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FREDERICK HISTORIC PIANO COLLECTION

Historical Piano Concerts Series
at the
Ashburnham Community Church
Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 4: 00 p.m.


Hayden DeWitt, mezzo-soprano
Ishmael Wallace, piano
(Click on name for Bio)

Vienna circa 1911:
Ecstatic Visions, Intimations of Dissolution


Sonata, Op. 1   (1906-08) Alban Berg
(1885 – 1935)
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Der Rosenkavalier   Overture and excerpt from Act I   (1909–10)  Richard Strauss 
(1864 – 1949)
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Ich und Du   (2007) Ishmael Wallace
(born 1971)
Liebeslied   (Rainer Maria Rilke)
Du, schlank und rein wie eine Flamme   (Stefan George)
Opfer   (Rilke)
Auch noch das Entzücken   (Rilke)
Die Beiden   (Hugo von Hofmannsthal)
Ich sehe dich in tausend Bildern   (Novalis)
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Lieder Joseph Marx
(1882 – 1964)
Traumgekrönt   (Rainer Maria Rilke)
Und gestern hat er mir Rosen gebracht   (Theo Lingen)
Nachtgebet   (E.H. Hess)
Hat dich die Liebe berührt?   (Paul Heyse)

Intermission

Drei Klavierstuecke:  op. 11   (1910)  Arnold Schönberg
(1874 – 1951)
1. Mäßig (moderato)
2. Mäßige Achtel (moderate eighth-notes)
3. Bewegt (mosso)
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Lieder Alma Mahler
(1879 – 1964)
Die stille Stadt   (Richard Dehmel)
Laue Sommernacht   (Gustav Falke)
Ansturm   (Dehmel)
Ich wandle unter Blumen   (Heinrich Heine)
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Die tote Stadt: Pierrots Tanzlied  (1920) Erich Wolfgang Korngold
(1897 – 1957)
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Zwei Walzer (after Johann Strauss) Leopold Godowsky
(1870 – 1938)
Wienerisch   (1912) 
Alt-Wien   (1919)
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Ariadne auf Naxos: The Composer’s Aria   (1915-16) Richard Strauss

Piano to be selected from the Frederick Collection

All pianos played in the concerts are from The Frederick Collection.

Unless otherwise stated, concerts are held at the Ashburnham Community Church, Main Street (Rte. 12) at Chapel Street.

Admission: $10.00 /adult (children and students, free)

The building is wheelchair accessible.

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