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FREDERICK HISTORIC PIANO COLLECTION

Historical Piano Concerts Series
at the
Ashburnham Community Church

Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 4: 00 p.m.


Manabu Takasawa, piano
Manabu Takasawapiano
(Click on name for Bio)

 

Program


7 Variations in C on God Save the King, WoO 78 (1802-03)

L. van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
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Hermit Thrush at Eve, Op.92, No.1 (publ. 1922)

Performed with permission of The MacDowell Colony (©2012 The MacDowell Colony, Inc.)

Amy Marcy Cheney Beach
(1867-1944)
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from Four Sketches, Op.15
Beach
4. Fire-Flies (publ. 1892)
Performed with permission of The MacDowell Colony (©2012 The MacDowell Colony, Inc.)
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L’Union: paraphrase de concert, Op.48, on the national airs Star Spangled Banner, Yankee Doodle, and Hail Columbia, (performed by Gottschalk in May 1862) Louis Moreau Gottschalk
(1829-1869)
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Variations on (Sir Henry Bishop’s) Home Sweet Home, Op.72
Sigismund Thalberg
(1812-1871)
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Manchega: Etude de concert, Op.38 (1853) Gottschalk

Intermission


from Deux légendes, S.175 (1863)

Franz Liszt
(1811-1886)
2. La prédication aux oiseaux de St.-François d’Assise
(St. Francis of Assisi preaching to the birds)
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Mazurka in f#  Op.59 No.3 (1845)

Frédéric Chopin
(1810-1849)

Fantasy in   f,   Op.49 (1841) Chopin

Piano by Chickering, Boston, 1862

All pianos played in the concerts are from The Frederick Collection

Ashburnham Community Church: 84 Main Street (Rte. 12) at Chapel Street, Ashburnham, MA (GPS: 42.6359, -71.9083)

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

The building is wheelchair accessible.

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