Return to the Frederick Collection Homepage

FREDERICK HISTORIC PIANO COLLECTION

Historical Piano Concerts Series
at the
Ashburnham Community Church

Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 4: 00 p.m.


Gail Olszewski, piano
Gail Olszewski, piano
(Click on name for Bio)

 

A Program of Finnish Music


Prélude, Op. 31, No. 2
Leevi Madetoja
(1887-1947)
Prélude, Op. 1, No. 1 Selim Palmgren
(1878-1951)
Valse lente, Op. 33 (1898) Oskar Merikanto
(1868-1924)
Arietta Erkki Melartin
(1875-1937)
Valse, Op. 17, No. 1

Ilmari Hannikainen
(1892-1955)
Étude, Op. 76, No. 2

Jean Sibelius
(1865-1957)
Scherzo, Op. 6, No. 4 Merikanto
---- Pieces with Descriptive Titles ----
Berceuse
Palmgren
Berceuse, Op. 4, No. 2 Hannikainen
Idylle, Op. 73, No. 1 (1910) Merikanto
Elegiaco, Op. 76, No. 10 Sibelius
Illusion, Op. 1, No. 2 Palmgren
Scène romantique, Op. 101 #5 Sibelius

Intermission


---- Pieces Based on Folk Tunes ----
Shepherds of Karelia, Op. 119, No. 2 Melartin
Legenda, Op. 34,  No.3 Madetoja
Finnish Folk Songs, Op. posth. Merikanto
Kottarainen (The Starling)
Miksi laulan  (Why do I sing?)
Soi vienosti murheeni soitto (Lament)
Yksin (Alone)
Akileija, Op. 85, No. 4 (Columbine) Sibelius
Vuorenpeikkojen iltasoitto, Op. 15, No. 1 (Night Music of the Mountain Goblins) Heino Kaski
(1885-1957)
---- Seasonal and Night Music ----
Iltarauha, Op. 11b, No. 1 (Evening Star) Hannikainen
Kesäillan idylli, Op. 16, No. 2 (Summer Evening Idyll) Merikanto
Läksin minä kesäyönä käymään (One Night in Summer) Palmgren
Iltatähti, Op. 21, No. 1 (In the Evening) Madetoja
Yölaulu, Op. 11b, No. 2 (Night Song) Hannikainen
Kesäilta, Op. 1 (Summer Evening Waltz) Merikanto

Piano by Blüthner, Leipzig, 1877

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.

For further information on the Historical Piano Concert Series, The Historical Piano Study Center, or any other item on this page please send e-mail to  .

For complete contact information and how you can help support the Historical Piano Concert Series and/or The Historical Piano Study Center, please click here .

Questions or comments about this web site should be sent to the  .