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with host Fred Child

: The Enchanted Lake

Mountain Lake, painting by Arseny Meshchersky (1865) Public Domain. Painting by Arseny Meshchersky.

A huge mysterious creature lurks below the surface of a clear and tranquil lake. It may or may not be's hard to tell. On today's show, you'll hear that creature's presence in The Enchanted Lake, by Russian composer Anatoly Lyadov.

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