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      Lyric Opera’s Rusalka

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      Chicago will be treated to an operatic rarity as Lyric Opera presents Dvorak’s Russalka. A highlight will be the justly famous Song to the Moon.

       

      Dvorak:   Rusalka: “Prelude to Act I”

      Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

      Recorded in Prague in 1998

      DECCA 289 460 568-2

      Dvorak:   Rusalka: “Oh will he linger”

      Joan Hammond with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Walter Susskind

      Recorded in London in 1952

      45 RPM DISC: ODEON P-7ER 5118

      Dvorak:   Rusalka:   “Song to the Moon”

      Sondra Radvanovsky with the Philharmonia of Russia conducted by Constantine Orbelian

      Recorded in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in 2008

      DELOS DE 3403

      Dvorak:   Rusalka: “My White Doe”

      Ben Heppner with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

      Recorded in Prague in 1998

      DECCA 289 460 568-2

      Dvorak:   Rusalka: “My Hair is Golden”

      Jarmila Novotna with Arpad Sandor, piano

      Recorded in Berlin in 1931

      EMI 2 28956 2

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