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Dieu, que ma voix tremblante - No. 8b, Cavatine
from Act II of the French opera La Juive by Jacques François Fromental Halévy
Libretto: Eugène Scribe

Role: Eléazar, Jewish goldsmith and father of Rachel
Voice Part: tenor
Setting: a room in Eléazar's house, Constance, Switzerland, 1414 during Passover
Synopsis: Eléazar asks for God's blessing upon all the Jewish people at the Passover feast, along with protection from the persecution against them.
Range: Tessitura:
F3 - G#/Ab4G#/Ab3 - F4
Translations/Aria Texts:
Libretto entered by Robert Glaubitz (added 2000-02-28)
Dieu, que ma voix tremblante, Eléazar's aria from La Juive

Dieu, que ma voix tremblante
s'élève jusqu'aux cieux,
étends ta main puissante
sur tes fils malheureux!
tout ton peuple succombe
et Sion dans la tombe,
implorant ta bonté
vers toi se lève e crie
et demande la vie à son père irrité!
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