Music from the Frederick Collection

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38th Fall Season of the Historical Piano Concerts

Ashburnham Community Church,

New Dawn Arts Center, Ashburnham, MA

Sunday at 3:00 pm, 1 October 2023

Daesik Cha

piano by Julius Bl├╝thner, Leipzig (1907)
(Attention: this is NOT the 1886 Bechstein piano previously announced)

The Art of Transcription

Pièces de clavecin  Renaissance, Book 1 (1909);        

transcriptions by Leopold Godowsky (1870-1938)        

        1. Sarabande in E (Nouvelles suites de clavecin, 1727  3. Sarabande)

        2. Rigaudon in E (Dardanus, 1739  Act 1, Scene 3)

        5. Élégie in e (Pièces de clavecin, 1724  3. Gigue en rondeau)

        6. Tambourin in e (Pièces de clavecin, 1724  8. Tambourin)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

(1683-1764)

Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C, BWV 564 (1712?);

transcr. 1900 by Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924)

        Prelude  Tempo moderato – Mæstoso, ma andando

        Intermezzo  Adagio sempre cantando

        Fuga  Moderatamente scherzando, un poco umoristico

        Johann Sebastian Bach

        (1685-1750)

Variations in d on Corelli's La Folia, Op. 42 (1931)        

This year marks the sesquicentennial of Rachmaninoff's birth.

        Tema in d  Andante   1. Poco più mosso   2. L'istesso tempo   3. Tempo

        di minuetto   4. Andante   5. Allegro, ma non tanto   6. L'istesso tempo

        7. Vivace   8. Adagio misterioso   9. Un poco più mosso   10. Allegro

        scherzando   11. Allegro vivace   12. L'istesso tempo   13. Agitato

        Intermezzo   14. Andante, come prima   15. L'istesso tempo   16. Allegro

        vivace   17. Meno mosso   18. Allegro con brio   19. Più mosso  Agitato

        20. Più mosso   Coda  Andante

Sergei Rachmaninoff

(1873-1943)

Petrushka (1910-11; piano transcr. 1921; rev. 1946)

        1. Danse Russe        

        2. Chez Pétrouchka

        3. La semaine grasse

        Igor Stravinsky

(1882-1971)

All concerts start at 3 pm

and run without an intermission.

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