Music from the Frederick Collection


38th Fall Season of the Historical Piano Concerts

Ashburnham Community Church,

New Dawn Arts Center, Ashburnham, MA

Sunday at 3:00 pm, 3 September 2023

Arcadia Players

Jacob Cooper


Emlyn Ngai

19th-c. violin, after a late Stradivari pattern

transitional bow by Louis Bégin, Montréal

Monica Jakuc Leverett

piano by Joseph Brodmann, Vienna (ca.1800-1805)

Auld Lang Syne

Scottish Songs (1791-92)        

        The ploughman, Hob.XXXIa:10 *        

        Green grow the rashes, Hob.XXXIa:8 †/8bis *

        Roslin castle, Hob.XXXIa:191 †

        Killiecrankie, Hob.XXXIa:169 †

arr. Franz Joseph Haydn


† 300 Select Irish, Welsh, and Scottish songs in six volumes, publ. by George Thomson, Leith (1795)   * 150 Scottish songs in three volumes, publ. by William Napier, London (1791)

Sonata in c#, Hob.XVI:36 (1775)        

        1. Moderato


Sonata in A (Nürnberg, 1765)        

        1. Allegro        

Marianne von Martinez


Fidelity, Hob.XXVIa:30 (1794)



Henry (ca. 1812)        


George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower


Violin sonata No. 5 in F, Op. 24 (1801)         


        1. Allegro

        2. Adagio molto espressivo

        3. Scherzo  Allegro molto

        4. Rondo  Allegro, ma non troppo

Ludwig van Beethoven


25 Scottish Songs, Op. 108 (1815-18)        

        3. Oh! Sweet were the hours

        10. Sympathy

        7. Bonnie laddie, highland laddie

arr. Beethoven

All concerts start at 3 pm

and run without an intermission.


Arcadia Players   Andrew Arceci, Artistic Director

Arcadia Players, founded in 1989 by Margaret Irwin-Brandon, is an ensemble using historically informed performance practice to explore repertoire from the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical eras. The ensemble, in residence at the Arthur F. Kinney Center for Inter-disciplinary Renaissance Studies at UMass-Amherst, performs throughout New England.