Return to the Frederick Collection Homepage


Historical Piano Concerts Series
at the
Ashburnham Community Church

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Matthew Odell, piano
Matthew Odell, piano
(Click on name for Bio)

Fantasie in f#, Op. 28 (1833)

Felix Mendelssohn
1. Con moto agitato – Andante
2. Allegro con moto
3. Presto
Fantasiestücke, Op. 12 (spring 1837)    

Robert Schumann

1.  Des Abends     In the evening    
        Sehr innig zu spielen  (with profound emotion
2. Aufschwung     Soaring
        Sehr rasch 
(very fast)
3. Warum?     Why?
        Langsam und zart 
(slowly and tenderly)
4. Grillen     Moodiness
        Mit Humor 
5. In der Nacht     At night
        Mit Leidenschaft 
6. Fabel     Fable
        Langsam  (slow)
7. Traumes Wirren     Turmoil in a dream)
        Äußerst lebhaft  (extremely lively)
8. Ende vom Lied     End of the song
        Mit gutem Humor 
(with good humor)


Sechs Präludien & Fugen, Op. 35  (1827-37)     Mendelssohn
No. 1 in e   Allegro con fuocoAndante espressivo
Humoreske in Bb, Op. 20 (1839)    
(As was his custom, Schumann specified a great many more tempo and affect indications than appear below...)
1. Einfach (simple) – Etwas lebhafter (a little more lively)
2. Sehr rasch und leicht (very fast and easy) – Nach und nach immer lebhafter und stärker (gradually more lively and stronger) – Adagio (at a slow tempo)
3.  Einfach und zart (simple and delicate) – Intermezzo – Adagio (at a slow tempo)
4.  Innig (hearty) – Immer lebhafter (more and more lively) – Adagio (at a slow tempo) – Allegro (at a brisk tempo)

Piano by Streicher, Vienna, 1846.

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.

For further information on the Historical Piano Concert Series, The Historical Piano Study Center, or any other item on this page please send email to .

For complete contact information and how you can help support the Historical Piano Concert Series and/or The Historical Piano Study Center, please click here.

Questions or comments about this web site should be sent to the .