FREDERICK HISTORICAL PIANO COLLECTION
Piano Concerts Series
Ashburnham Community Church
Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4: 00 p.m.
|(March 26, 2015) Along with the rest of the classical music world, we are distressed to have learned this morning of the death, in his sleep, of the well-liked, modest, and warmly adventurous New York pianist, Joseph Smith. He was 66 and had not been previously unwell. www.slippedisc.com|
|Joseph Smith, piano
(Click on name for Bio)
in g#, Op.
6, No. 2 (1865, dedicated to Rikard Nordraak)
||Edvard Hagerup Grieg
|Tempo di menuetto ed energico|
|from Lyriske småstykker (Little Lyric Pieces), Vol. I, Op. 12 (1867, dedicated to Betty Egeberg)||Grieg|
|No. 4. Alfedans (Elfin Dance)
Molto allegro e sempre staccato
|Lyriske stykker (Lyric Pieces), Vol. III, Op. 43 (1886, dedicated to Isidor Seiss)||Grieg|
hjemlandet (In My Home Landscape)
|4. Liten fugl (Little
|5. Erotik (Love
|6. Til foråret (To Spring)
Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op.
40 (1884, dedicated to Erika Lie-Nissen)
|No. 5. Rigaudon
Allegro con brio
|from Lyriske stykker (Lyric Pieces), Vol. V, Op. 54 (1891, dedicated to Julius Röntgen)||Grieg|
|No. 6. Klokkeklang
(The Knelling of Bells)
folkeviser (Norwegian Folksongs), Op. 66
|14. I Ola-dalom, i Ola-sjönn (In Ola Valley, in Ola Lake)|
|11. Der stander to piger (There Stood Two Girls)|
|1. Kulok (Cow Call)|
|15. Bådnlåt (Lullaby)|
| from Norske
slåtter (Norwegian Peasant Dances), Op. 72
(1902-03, dedicated to Hermann Kretschmar)
(Traditional Hardanger fiddle tunes gathered and notated by Johan Halvorsen, arranged by Grieg)
|No. 15. Skuldalsbrura
– Gangar (Gangar, The Bride from Skuldal)
Allegro mæstoso e marcato
|No. 8. Bruremarsj,
etter Myllarguten (Myllarguten's Wedding March)
|from Lyriske stykker (Lyric Pieces), Vol. VII, Op. 65 (1892)||Grieg|
|No. 6. Bryllupsdag på Troldhaugen Wedding day at Troldhaugen|
|Irish Tune from County Derry (publ. 1911)
|Slowish, but not dragged, and wayward in time – the tune always well to the fore|
Piano by Blüthner, Leipzig, 1877
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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