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FREDERICK HISTORIC PIANO COLLECTION

Historical Piano Concerts Series
at the
Ashburnham Community Church

Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 4: 00 p.m.



Maria Ferrante, soprano  Brett Maguire, piano

Maria Ferrante, soprano
Brett Maguire, piano

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Program

Haï luli! (ca. 1880-84)
text: Xavier de Maistre, Les prisonniers du Caucase (Prisoners of the Caucasus)

Pauline García Viardot
(1821-1910)
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from Ariettes oubliées (Forgotten Songs), L.60   (10 Jan 1885)
text: Paul Verlaine
Claude Debussy
(1862-1918)
4. Chevaux de bois
from L'enfant prodigue (The Prodigal Son), L.57   (1884)
text: Edouard Guinand
Récit et air de Lia
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Deux Arabesques (Two Arabesques),   L.66
Debussy
No. 1  Andantino con moto   (1888)
No. 2  Allegretto scherzando   (1891)
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Si mes vers avaient des ailes (If My Verse Had Wings)   (1888)    
text: Victor Hugo
Reynaldo Hahn
(1874-1947)
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from Cinq mélodies (Five Melodies), Op. 5   (1894)    
text: Théodore de Banville
Charles Koechlin
(1867-1950)
5. Si tu le veux
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from Chansons grises (Grey Songs) (1887-90)    
text: Paul Verlaine
Hahn
 
L'heure exquise
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Pensez à moi (Think of Me), (ca. 1863-64)    
text: Jules Ruelle                
Louis Moreau Gottschalk
(1829-1869)
Viens, o ma belle! (Idol of Beauty), D-71   (1862-63)
(originally published in 1861 as
Serenata a Paulina M)
text: W. J. Wetmore
Gottschalk

Intermission


Villanelle (1893)
text: Frédéric van der Elst
Eva Dell’Acqua
(1856-1930)
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La mort d'Ophélie (The Death of Ophelia), H.92   (May 1842)
text: Ernest Legouvé, after William Shakespeare
Hector Belioz
(1803-1869)
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Children's Corner (Coin des enfants), L.113   (1906-08)    
Debussy
Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum
Jimbo's Lullaby  (Berceuse des éléphants)
Serenade for the doll  (Sérénade à la poupée)
The Snow is Dancing  (La neige danse)
The Little Shepherd  (Le petit berger)
Golliwogg's Cakewalk
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Je te veux (I Want You)   (1902)    
text: Henry Pacory
Erik Satie
(1866-1925)

Piano by Erard, Paris, 1893

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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