Music from the Frederick Collection


37th Fall Season of the Historical Piano Concerts

Ashburnham Community Church, Ashburnham, MA

Sunday at 3:00 pm, 2 October 2022

Sergio Gallo

piano by Erard et Cie., Paris (1840)

Was mir behagt, BWV 208 (1713) "Jagd-Kantate"

9. Aria: Schafe können sicher weiden

(Sheep may safely graze)

        Joh. Sebastian Bach


        transcr. Egon Petri (1881-1962)

Keyboard sonatas

in g, K.12 (Essercizi per gravicembalo, 1738)  Presto

in a, K.36 (undated)  Allegro

in c, K.48 (undated)  Presto

in c, K.116 (undated)  Allegro

Domenico Scarlatti


Scarlatti wrote most of his keyboard sonatas at the royal courts of Lisbon and Madrid, where he had access to both harpsichords and the then-new Florentine pianos. Which instrument best suits each piece is thus up to the performer.

Variations sérieuses in d, Op. 54 (1841)

Theme & 17 variations

Felix Mendelssohn


Berceuse in Db, Op. 57 (1843-44)


Frédéric Chopin


Nocturne, Op. 27, No. 2 (1836)

Lento sostenuto


Ballade No. 2 in F, Op. 38 (1836-39)

Andantino – Presto con fuoco – Tempo primo – Presto con fuoco


Ballade No. 3 in Ab, Op. 49 (1841)



All concerts this season start at 3 pm

and run without an intermission.