Articles of Note

Stirring words from and about the Collection.

Published Articles by Edmund Michael Frederick

The "Romantic" Sound in Four Pianos of Chopin's Era,

19th Century Music, Vol. III No. 2, pp. 150-153, November, 1979

The Big Bang,

The Piano Quarterly, p. 33, Summer, 1984

Two Nineteenth-Century Grand Pianos,(co-authored with Lynn Edwards, President, Westfield Center for Early Keyboard Studies),

Early Keyboard Studies Newsletter, Vol. I No. 4, pp. 1, 2 September, 1985

A Katholnig Grand Piano from c.1805-1810,

Early Keyboard Studies Newsletter,Vol. III No.2, p. 11 March, 1987

English vs. Viennese Fortepianos,

Westfield Center for Early Keyboard Studies' Conference and Festival of Recitals: Haydn's Piano Sonatas,

March 29-April 1, 1990, Smith College, Northampton, MA

One of three essays in Conference Program Booklet, pp. 13-17

Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments, Vol. I, The Piano

Edited by Robert Palmieri, 1994, New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc.

Three articles: Erard, Sébastien (et frères), pp. 125-126; Fortepiano, p. 137; The Viennese Piano, pp. 427-429

The Pianos Available to Schubert,

The American Schubert Institute Journal,Premiere Issue, pp. 19-20, January 31, 1997


Living Pianos of Ashburnham: The Frederick Collection,

Ömer Eğecioğlu, Musical Opinion Quarterly, July-September 2021, Issue 1528, pp.24-30

The Frederick Collection of Historic Pianos: An Interview With Patricia and Michael Frederick,

Ömer Eğecioğlu, AKOB, 2021, Issue 60, pp.8-17

Visiting the Frederick Historical Piano Collection,

Mark Kroll, Early Music America, Winter, 2007, Vol.13, No. 4, pp.33-36

The Frederick Collection of Historical Pianos, Benita Meshulam, Clavier Magazine, December, 2005, Vol.44, No. 10, pp.10-13; and in the same issue, reviews of three CDs of music played on pianos from the Frederick Collection, by Phillippa Kiraly, pp.20-21

Piano forte: Couple's Lifelong Passion and Collection Turn Old Library into a Grand Playground, Nathan Cobb,

The Boston Globe, Saturday, May 10, 2003

Where Old Pianos Go to Live: Massachusetts Petting Zoo for 19th-Century Instruments, Anthony Tommasini,

The New York Times, Thursday, November 22, 2001

Keys to the Past: The Frederick Historical Grand Piano Collection,

Barbara Mellin, editor,

Arts Around Boston, Vol. 2, No. 3, Sept./Oct. 1999, p.12-13

The Frederick Collection, Andrew Margrave, RPT, PTG

Northern Virginia Music Teachers Assn. Newsletter

A two-installment article, Aug. and Sept. 1999 issues

Edmund Frederick: Pianos, (from the series, Time Machines: Part III, Private Collections), Mark Longaker,

Early Music America, Vol. 4, No. 4, Winter, 1998-1999 p. 27

The Frederick Collection, Andrew Margrave, RPT, PTG,

The Nova Soundboard, Official Publication of the Northern Virginia Chapter, Piano Technicians Guild, Sept. 1998, pp.1-2

Historical Piano Tour, Helena Thomas,

Piano Technicians Journal, Feb. 1985, pp. 32-33