Music from the Frederick Collection

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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

(1685-1750)

        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

(1685-1757)

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

(1809-1847)

Berceuse in Db, Op. 57 (1843-44)

Andante

Frédéric Chopin

(1810-1849)

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

Lento sostenuto

Chopin

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

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

Chopin

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

Allegretto

Chopin

All concerts this season start at 3 pm

and run without an intermission.