from Act III of the Italian opera Le Nozze di Figaro
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
Role: The Countess Almaviva
, wife of the Count Almaviva
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric soprano
Setting: A hall in Count Almaviva's castle
Synopsis: The Countess describes her wish that her marriage was still as happy as it once was.