from Act I of the Czech opera Rusalka
by Antonin Dvorak
Libretto: S.J. Kvapil
, daughter of the Spirit of the Lake
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric soprano
Setting: A clearing on the shore of the lake, medieval times
Synopsis: Rusalka has fallen in love with a Prince. Unfortunately, Rusalka is a water sprite and cannot come out of the water or communicate with him. She asks the moon to tell her love that she is thinking of him.