Rusalka


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Rusalka

 

a mythological being among the eastern Slavic peoples, particularly the Ukrainians and southern Russians. The image of the rusalka combined features of fertility spirits (field rusalki) and water sprites (river rusalki), and notions of the “unclean” dead (drowned females in particular) and infants who died unbaptized.

REFERENCE

Zelenin, D. K. Ocherki russkoi mifologii, fasc. 1. Petrograd, 1916.
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Una autentica diva, en toda la extension de la palabra, Renee Fleming se despidio con tres encores que bien confirmaron la versatilidad de su canto y de su repertorio, para redondear su regreso a un pais donde se le quiere y admira mucho: "Summertime", de Porgy and Bess, de Gershwin; "I could have dance all night", del musical Mi bella dama; y la en su caso infaltable "Cancion de la luna", de la opera bohemia Rusalka, de Antonin Dvorak, de la que ella ha hecho una autentica creacion.
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