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FREDERICK HISTORIC PIANO COLLECTION

Historical Piano Concerts Series
at the
Ashburnham Community Church

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.


Yuan Sheng, piano
Yuan Sheng, piano
(Click on name for Bio)


Johann Sebastian Bach: Six French Suites

Suite No. 1 in D minor, BWV 812
(On Harpsichord)

Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685–1750)
1. Allemande
2. Courante
3. Sarabande
4. Menuet I
5. Menuet II
6. Gigue
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Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813
(On 1840 Erard)

J.S. Bach

1. Allemande
2. Courante
3. Sarabande
4. Air
5. Menuet I
6. Menuet II
7. Gigue
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Suite No. 3 in B minor, BWV 814
(On Harpsichord)
J.S. Bach

1. Allemande
2. Courante
3. Sarabande
4. Angloise
5. Menuet und Trio
6. Gigue

Intermission

Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV 815
(On 1840 Erard)
J.S. Bach

1. Allemande
2. Courante
3. Sarabande
4. Gavotte
5. Menuet
6. Air
7. Gigue
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Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816
(On Harpsichord)
J.S. Bach

1. Allemande
2. Courante
3. Sarabande
4. Gavotte
5. Bourrée
6. Loure
7. Gigue
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Suite No. 6 in E major, BWV 817
(On 1840 Erard)
J.S. Bach

1. Allemande
2. Courante
3. Sarabande
4. Gavotte
5. Polonaise
6. Menuet
7. Bourrée
8. Gigue

Harpsichord by Joel Katzman, Amsterdam, Netherlands, after an enlarged (petit ravalement) Ruckers, (circa 1638).
Piano by Erard, Paris, 1840.

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: The donation for this special pair of fund-raising concerts will be the same as last year, $25.00 for either concert alone, or $35.00 for admission to both. Students and children are $10 for either concert, or $15 for both.

The building is wheelchair accessible.

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