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FREDERICK HISTORIC PIANO COLLECTION

Historical Piano Concerts Series
at the
Ashburnham Community Church

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.


Elyane Laussade, piano    Elyane Laussade, piano

An American in Paris
French & American composers, 1886-1929


Six Études de concert, Op. 35   (ca. 1886)
                           No. 2 “Automne  in Db,  Lento
Cécile Chaminade
(1857-1944)
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Maple Leaf Rag (1899)    
The Easy Winners, A Ragtime Two Step  (1901)

Scott Joplin
(ca. 1867-1917)
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Images, Series I,  L.105   (1904-05)     L. numbers refer to the opus numbering found in Catalogue de l'œuvre de Claude Debussy by François Lesure, first published in 1977.
                           1. Reflets dans l’eau    Andantino molto, tempo rubato
Claude Debussy
(1862-1918)
Preludes, Book I,  L.125   (1909-10)
                           8. La fille aux cheveux de lin    Tres calme et doucement expressif, murmuré
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Concert etude in f#   (1929)    
                            Dizzy Fingers   (1923)    Rapidamente
Edward Elzear "Zez" Confrey
(1895-1971)

Intermission

Je te veux (Valse-chanson,   1897)    Modéré

Erik Satie
(1866-1925)
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The Cat and the Mouse   (1920)
                           Scherzo humoristique    Moderately, then very fast and rhythmic
Aaron Copland
(1900-1990)
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Gaspard de la Nuit: Trois poèmes pour piano d'après Aloysius Bertrand   (1908)
                           No. 1 "Ondine"  in C#
Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937)
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Rhapsody in Blue (for solo piano,   1924)

George Gershwin
(1895-1938)

Piano by Érard, Paris, 1928.

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: $15.00 /adult (children and students, $5.00).

The building is wheelchair accessible.

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