from Act III of the French opera La Juive
by Jacques François Fromental Halévy
Libretto: Eugène Scribe
, princess and niece of the Emperor, wife of Léopold
Voice Part: soprano
Setting: a festival at the gardens of the Emperor's palace, Constance, Switzerland, 1414
Synopsis: Princess Eudoxie is eager to see her husband Léopold again. He is due back from the war in a day and she can hardly wait for that moment to come.