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FREDERICK HISTORIC PIANO COLLECTION

Historical Piano Concerts Series
at the
Ashburnham Community Church
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 4: 00 p.m.


Arkady Beletsky 
Jennifer Ruland Morlock, piano
Arkady Beletsky, 'cello

(Click on name for Bio)

 

From Russia to France
with Love...

Nocturne, Opus 19, No. 4   (1873)
 
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
(1840–1893)
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Chant du Ménestrel   (1900)
Sérénade Espagnole   (1888)
Alexander Glazunov
(1865–1936)
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Vocalise, Opus 34, No. 14   (1912)


Sergei Rachmaninoff
(1873–1943)

Transcribed by Leonard Rose
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Two Preludes from Opus 23
Rachmaninoff
No. 4, in D   (1903)
No. 5, in g   (1901)
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Melody in F, Opus 3, No.1   (publ. 1851)

Anton Rubinstein
(1829–1894)
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Impromptu
 
Alexander Arutunian
(b. 1920)

Intermission


Melodie, Opus 10, No. 5

Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (1842-1912)
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Sonate pour violincelle et piano (1915)

Claude-Achille Debussy
(1862-1918)
Prologue: Lent, sostenuto e molto risoluto
Sérénade: Modérément animé
Finale: Animé, léger et nerveux
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Élégie in c, Opus 24   (1883)

Gabriel Urbain Fauré
(1845-1924)

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from Gaspard de la nuit: Trois poèmes pour piano d'après Aloysius Bertrand,  1908:  No. 1. Ondine
 
Joseph-Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937)
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13. Le Cygne (The Swan),  from Le Carnaval des Animaux   (1886)

Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns
(1835-1921)
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Allegro Appassionato in b, Opus 43   (1875)Saint-Saëns

Piano by Erard, Paris, 1877.

Arkady Beletsky’s cello is labeled “Paolo Antonio Testore.” The cello’s date of manufacture is
unknown; its damaged label is almost illegible. Paolo Antonio Testore (1690- after 1760), and
his brother Carlo Antonio Testore (1688- after 1764), learned instrument making from their
father, luthier Carlo Giuseppe Testore. The family worked as luthiers in Milan.

All pianos played in the concerts are from The Frederick Collection

Ashburnham Community Church: Main Street (Rte. 12) at Chapel Street

Admission: $10.00 /adult (children and students, free)

The building is wheelchair accessible.

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