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Ruth Slenczynska

My Life In Music (CD)

Having recorded for the Decca Gold Label in the 1950s and 60s, Ruth is thrilled to return to the label nearly 60 years later to release a brand new solo piano album, recorded in 2021, entitled My Life in Music. The album celebrates her remarkable life and performing career which began as a child prodigy in the 1920s and continues nine decades later.


When asked about her new album, Slenczynska said, "Unbelievable! Whoever heard of a pianist my age making another album? I'm grateful if they like the music. Music is meant to bring joy. If mine still brings joy to people, then it is doing what it is supposed to do".

TRACKLIST

Rachmaninoff: Daisies, Op.38 No.3 in F major
Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op 32 No 5 in G major
Barber: Nocturne (Homage to John Field), Op.33
Barber: Fresh from West Chester. II. Let’s sit it out I’d rather watch
Chopin: Grand valse brillante in E-flat major, Op.18
Chopin: Berceuse, Op.57 in D-flat major
Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Op.65 No.6
Debussy: The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Chopin: Etude Op 10, No.3
Chopin: Fantasie in F minor, Op.49
Chopin: Prelude Op.28 No.23 in G major
Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C# minor, BWV 848