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Ruth Slenczynska - Complete American Decca Recordings

Ruth Slenczynska (piano)

Wiener Symphoniker, Symphony of the Air, Carl Melles, Henry Swoboda

I’d rather listen to Ruth Slenczynska playing Chopin than just about anyone else. Three specific characteristics are her rhythmic acuity, razor-sharp precision in chord playing and rapid passagework,... More…
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    March 2021
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Contents

 Excerpt, Chopin: Études (12), Op. 10

Work length11:57
$5.50
$7.00
  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956-09
  • Recording Venue: New York

No. 1 in C Major

Track length1:54
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No. 2 in A Minor

Track length1:28
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No. 3 in E Major

Track length4:47
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No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor

Track length2:08
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No. 5 in G-Flat Major

Track length1:40
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 Excerpt, Chopin: Études (12), Op. 10

Work length5:07
$2.20
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956-09
  • Recording Venue: New York

No. 6 in E-Flat Minor

Track length3:35
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No. 7 in C Major

Track length1:32
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 Excerpt, Chopin: Études (12), Op. 10

Work length13:17
$5.50
$7.00
  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956-09
  • Recording Venue: New York

No. 8 in F Major

Track length2:21
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No. 9 in F Minor

Track length3:22
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No. 10 in A-Flat Major

Track length1:59
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No. 11 in E-Flat Major

Track length2:53
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No. 12 in C Minor

Track length2:42
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Chopin: Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29

Work length4:41
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956-09
  • Recording Venue: New York

Chopin: Impromptu No. 2 in F sharp major, Op. 36

Work length5:32
$1.10
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956-09
  • Recording Venue: New York

Chopin: Études (12), Op. 25

Work length29:49
$13.20
$16.80
  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956-09
  • Recording Venue: New York

No. 1 in A-Flat Major "Harp Study"

Track length2:41
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No. 2 in F Minor

Track length1:30
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No. 3 in F Major

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No. 4 in A Minor

Track length1:44
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No. 5 in E Minor

Track length3:03
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No. 6 in G-Sharp Minor

Track length1:58
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No. 7 in C-Sharp Minor

Track length5:12
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No. 8 in D-Flat Major

Track length1:05
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No. 9 in G-Flat Major

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No. 10 in B Minor

Track length4:00
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No. 11 in A Minor

Track length3:40
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No. 12 in C Minor

Track length2:23
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Chopin: Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major, Op. 51

Work length5:41
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956-09
  • Recording Venue: New York

Chopin: Impromptu No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu"

Work length6:02
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956-09
  • Recording Venue: New York

Chopin: Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20

Work length11:47
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-07
  • Recording Venue: New York

Chopin: Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 31

Work length10:58
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-07
  • Recording Venue: New York

Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C sharp minor, Op. 39

Work length8:31
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-07
  • Recording Venue: New York

Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54

Work length10:37
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-07
  • Recording Venue: New York

Chopin: Waltz No. 1 in E flat major 'Grande Valse Brillante', Op. 18

Work length5:08
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

Vivo

Track length5:08
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Chopin: Waltzes (3), Op. 34

Work length10:43
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

No. 1 Vivace in A-Flat Major

Track length4:30
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No. 2 Lento in A Minor

Track length4:17
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No. 3 Vivace in F Major

Track length1:56
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Chopin: Waltz No. 5 in A-Flat Major, Op. 42 - "Grande valse"

Work length3:26
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

Chopin: Waltzes (3), Op. 64

Work length7:50
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

No. 1 in D-Flat Major

Track length1:37
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No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor

Track length3:15
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No. 3 in A-Flat Major

Track length2:58
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Chopin: 2 Waltzes, Op. 69

Work length6:54
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

No. 1. Waltz in A-Flat Major

Track length3:15
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No. 2 Waltz in B Minor

Track length3:39
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Chopin: Waltz No. 11 in G flat major, Op. 70 No. 1

Work length1:43
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

Chopin: Waltz No. 12 in F Minor / A-Flat Major, Op. 70 No. 2

Work length2:23
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

Chopin: Waltz No. 13 in D flat major, Op. 70 No. 3

Work length2:16
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

Chopin: Waltz No. 18 in E-Flat Major, Op.posth.

Work length0:58
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

Chopin: Waltz No. 15 in E Major, Op.posth.

Work length1:41
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

Tempo di Valse

Track length1:41
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Chopin: Waltz No. 14 in E Minor, Op.posth.

Work length2:38
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-15

Vivace

Track length2:38
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Chopin: Preludes (24), Op. 28

Work length38:50
$26.40
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05-18

No. 1 in C Major: Agitato

Track length0:34
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No. 2 in A Minor: Lento

Track length1:59
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No. 3 in G Major: Vivace

Track length0:54
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No. 4 in E Minor: Largo

Track length2:10
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No. 5 in D Major: Molto allegro

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No. 6 in B Minor: Lento assai

Track length2:21
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No. 7 in A Major: Andantino

Track length0:43
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No. 8 in F-Sharp Minor: Molto agitato

Track length1:47
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No. 9 in E Major: Largo

Track length1:19
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No. 10 in C-Sharp Minor: Molto allegro

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No. 11 in B Major, Vivace

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No. 12 in G-Sharp Minor; Presto

Track length1:09
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No. 13 in F-Sharp Minor: Lento

Track length3:17
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No. 14 in E-Flat Minor: Allegro

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No. 15 in D-Flat Major: Sostenuto

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No. 16 in B-Flat Minor: Presto con fuoco

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No. 17 in A-flat Major: Allegretto

Track length3:05
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No. 18 in C Minor: Molto allegro

Track length0:55
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No. 19 in E-Flat Major: Vivace

Track length1:14
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No. 20 in C Minor: Largo

Track length1:41
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No. 21 in B-Flat Major: Cantabile

Track length2:02
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No. 22 in G Minor: Molto agitato

Track length0:40
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No. 23 in F Major: Moderato

Track length1:00
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No. 24 in D Minor: Allegro appassionato

Track length2:33
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Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53 'Héroïque'

Work length6:04
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1962-05-18

Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

Work length8:49
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-05-06

Chopin: Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38

Work length5:59
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-05-06

Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47

Work length6:50
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-05-06

Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

Work length9:54
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-05-06

Chopin: 6 Chants polonais de Frédéric Chopin, S. 480

Work length14:57
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-05-06

No. 1 The Maiden's Wish

Track length3:19
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2. Spring

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No. 3 The Ring

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No. 4 Drinking Song

Track length1:37
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No. 5 My Joys

Track length4:12
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No. 6 Return Home

Track length1:26
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Liszt: Rhapsodie espagnole, S254

Work length13:16
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-07-30

 Excerpt, Liszt: Transcendental Studies, S139 Nos. 1-12

Work length3:44
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-07-30

No. 5 Feux follets. Allegretto

Track length3:44
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Liszt: Grandes Études de Paganini (6), S. 141

Work length28:40
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1957-07-30

No. 1 Preludio. Andante - Étude

Track length5:32
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No. 2 Andante

Track length5:16
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No. 3 La Campanella

Track length5:32
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No. 4 Vivo

Track length2:11
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No. 5 Allegretto

Track length3:28
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No. 6 Quasi presto

Track length6:41
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Bach, J S: Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in D minor, BWV903

Work length12:13
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-28

Fantasy and Fugue

Track length12:13
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Chopin: 3 Nocturnes, Op. 9

Work length4:56
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-28

No. 1 in B-Flat Minor

Track length4:56
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Mendelssohn: Rondo capriccioso in E major, Op. 14

Work length5:58
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-28

 Excerpt, Rachmaninov: Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op. 3

Work length3:39
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-28

No. 2 Prelude in C-Sharp Minor

Track length3:39
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Scarlatti, D: Keyboard Sonata in G Major, Kk.455 (L. 209)

Work length3:22
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-28

Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56, BB 68

Work length4:33
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-28

No. 1 Stick Dance

Track length1:12
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No. 2 Sash Dance

Track length0:28
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No. 3 In One Spot

Track length1:02
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No. 4 Horn Dance

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No. 5 Roumanian Polka

Track length0:26
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No. 6 Fast Dance

Track length0:49
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Schumann: Liebeslied (Widmung), S. 566

Work length3:51
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-28

 Excerpt, Debussy: Préludes - Book 1

Work length2:30
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-28

No. 8 La fille aux cheveux de lin

Track length2:30
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 Excerpt, Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244 Nos. 1-19

Work length5:42
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-07-28

No. 15 in A minor

Track length5:42
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 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Six Little Preludes, BWV933-938

Work length3:19
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

No. 5 Prelude in E Major, BWV 937

Track length3:19
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 Excerpt, Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 6 (6), Op. 67

Work length1:43
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

No. 4 Presto "Spinning Song"

Track length1:43
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 Excerpt, Schubert: Moments Musicaux (6), D780, Op. 94

Work length1:58
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

No. 3 Allegro moderato

Track length1:58
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Prokofiev: Four Pieces Op. 4

Work length2:53
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

No. 4 Suggestion diabolique

Track length2:53
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Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody, S244 No. 12 in C sharp minor

Work length11:44
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

 Excerpt, Rachmaninov: Preludes Op. 23 Nos. 1-10

Work length3:35
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

No. 6 Andante

Track length3:35
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Mussorgsky: Sorochintsy Fair - transcr. Sergei Rachmaninoff

Work length1:51
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

Hopak

Track length1:51
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Schumann: Spanisches Liederspiel, Op. 74 - Transcr. for Concert Performance by Carl Tausig

Work length2:00
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

Der Kontrabandiste

Track length2:00
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 Excerpt, Debussy: Suite Bergamasque

Work length5:36
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

No. 3 Clair de lune

Track length5:36
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Villa-Lobos: Prole do Bebe, Series 1

Work length1:52
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

No. 2 Moreninha - A Boneca de Massa

Track length1:52
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Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53 'Héroïque'

Work length7:14
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-04-17

Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S124

Work length20:09
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Wiener Symphoniker
  • Carl Melles
  • Recorded: 1963-04-10
  • Recording Venue: Vienna

I. Allegro maestoso

Track length5:54
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II. Quasi adagio

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III. Allegretto vivace - Allegro animato

Track length0:10
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IV. Allegro marziale animato

Track length8:27
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Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22

Work length22:16
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  • Ruth Slenczynska (piano)
  • Symphony of the Air
  • Henry Swoboda
  • Recorded: 1959-06-26

I. Andante sostenuto

Track length10:17
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II. Allegro scherzando

Track length5:27
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III. Presto

Track length6:32
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