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Rusalka is a reimagining of the traditional Russian myth of the water nymph – or mermaid – of the same name. Depending which version of the legend you consult, Rusalka herself is variously an undead spirit, a lost soul, or a seductress bent on revenge. 2,253 more words


Song to the Moon - Antonín Dvořák: make music part of your life series

Song to the Moon – Antonín Dvořák

See lyrics translated into English below.

Soprano Renee Fleming sings this aria. Dvorak’s composition relies upon expansive arpeggiated… 257 more words

The Wind Dog - A Fable; Chapters Three and Four

Chapter Three – The Spectral Hound

As the primordial forest grew dark and wild, so grew the vengeful hound that dwelt in the gloom at the forest’s heart. 1,100 more words


The Wind Dog - A Fable; Chapters One and Two

The Wind Dog

A Fable

Chapter One – By the Edge of the Forest

Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Sea’s Gift, there dwelt a humble woodcutter and his wife. 987 more words


Day 42

I’ve been going back over blog posts to make a list of yarn and music from each post and have noticed that there are quite a few pieces I’ve mentioned but not linked to. 120 more words