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One Alone

First line:
Lonley as a desert breeze, I may wander where I please
1926 The Desert Song
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A light-hearted loneliness is portrayed in the opening bars of One Alone from The Desert Song, written in 1926 by the Hungarian-born, naturalized American Sigmund Romberg. This song is part of a unique repertoire of romantic American ‘arias’ that the whole country sang—with gusto—in the first half of the century.

from notes by Robert White 1997


Sure on this shining night


Track 20 on CDA66920 [3'00]

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