from Act III, Scene 1 of the German opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
by Richard Wagner
Libretto: Richard Wagner
, daughter of Pogner
Voice Part: soprano Fach: dramatic soprano
Setting: the workshop of Sachs, Nuremburg, Germany, mid-sixteenth century
Synopsis: Eva tells Sachs that she really thinks a lot of him but only in a platonic sense. She thanks him for teaching her what love is, now that she has found it with Walter.