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performs the first movement of Beethoven’s Sonata in B-Flat, Op. 106,
the “Hammerklavier” on the ca.1830 Tröndlin, Leipzig.
HISTORIC PIANO COLLECTION
LINKS TO RECORDINGS ONLINE
featuring pianos from the Frederick Collection
Recorded live, in concert, September
18, 2016, by Christopher Greenleaf, recording engineer.
clarinet, and Misuzu
Tanaka, piano, from two live concert performances in the
Historical Piano Concerts series, recorded by Christopher Greenleaf,
Weber’s Grand Duo Concertant, Op. 48, third Movement
Brahms’s Clarinet Sonata in F-Minor Op. 120, second movement
Performed with the 1871 Streicher, Vienna, recorded September 7, 2014.
The complete Sonata for Clarinet and Piano by Carlos Guastavino
Antonio Romero’s Primer solo original para clarinete
Performed on the “youngest” piano in the Frederick Collection, the 1928
Erard, Paris, recorded on October
in performances from live concerts in the Historical Piano Concerts
series, recorded by Christopher Greenleaf, recording engineer.
Franz Liszt’s Sonata in B-Minor, performed on the 1846 Streicher,
Vienna, recorded September 28,
Maurice Ravel’s Jeux d’eau, performed on the 1877 Erard, Paris, from the
Frederick Collection, recorded on September
n.b. In 1846,
Liszt’s first choice of piano in Vienna was usually a Streicher. Ravel’s
own piano was an Erard, and Erard was the chief concert piano in Paris
for about a century.
The photo on YouTube accompanying the Liszt sonata, however, is actually of the 1877 Erard
played by Amira Acre in her September 20, 2015 concert.
Elaine Greenfield, on her website, includes brief samples from two recordings
with pianos from the Frederick Collection, originally recorded by Christopher Greenleaf, recording engineer.
From the CD set titled "Debussy’s Préludes, Books I and II," performed on the 1907 Blüthner,
From the CD titled "French Piano For Four Hands," with Jan Thompson, performed on the 1877 Erard,
Stephen Porter. has peformed on a number of our pianos and has chosen to share several selections on YouTube, including three Moments musicaux
by Franz Schubert, performed on the ca.1828-29 Graf, Vienna, in
a recording session at the Ashburnham Community Church, recorded
by Christopher Greenleaf, recording engineer.
Moments musicaux No. 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKm6dx2f8C8
Moments musicaux No. 5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rr339IGHnw
Moments musicaux No. 6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThOZ3rjs6t8
Schubert/Liszt, Ständchen, the Schubert lied as transcribed by Franz Liszt, on the 1877 Erard "Extra-grand modèle de concert", Paris, live in concert on October 2, 2005, recorded by Christopher Greenleaf, recording engineer.
Debussy, Clair de lune, also played on the 1877 Erard "Extra-grand modèle de concert" live in concert at the Ashburnham Community Church, June 3, 2012, recorded by Christopher Greenleaf, recording engineer.
If you have attended our concerts you know that we have for sale a
number of CD recordings featuring instruments in the collection.You may
peruse the selection here , then call or email us if you find one you need to add to your listening collection.
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