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Historical Piano Concerts Series
at the
Ashburnham Community Church

Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 4: 00 p.m.

Manabu Takasawa, piano
Manabu Takasawapiano
(Click on name for Bio)



7 Variations in C on God Save the King, WoO 78 (1802-03)

L. van Beethoven
Hermit Thrush at Eve, Op.92, No.1 (publ. 1922)

Performed with permission of The MacDowell Colony (©2012 The MacDowell Colony, Inc.)

Amy Marcy Cheney Beach
from Four Sketches, Op.15
4. Fire-Flies (publ. 1892)
Performed with permission of The MacDowell Colony (©2012 The MacDowell Colony, Inc.)
L’Union: paraphrase de concert, Op.48, on the national airs Star Spangled Banner, Yankee Doodle, and Hail Columbia, (performed by Gottschalk in May 1862) Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Variations on (Sir Henry Bishop’s) Home Sweet Home, Op.72
Sigismund Thalberg
Manchega: Etude de concert, Op.38 (1853) Gottschalk


from Deux légendes, S.175 (1863)

Franz Liszt
2. La prédication aux oiseaux de St.-François d’Assise
(St. Francis of Assisi preaching to the birds)
Mazurka in f#  Op.59 No.3 (1845)

Frédéric Chopin

Fantasy in   f,   Op.49 (1841) Chopin

Piano by Chickering, Boston, 1862

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

The building is wheelchair accessible.

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