from Act III of the German opera Der Freischütz
by Carl Maria von Weber
Libretto: Friedrich Kind
, Agathe's friend
Voice Part: soprano Fach: soubrette
Setting: Agathe's room, Bohemia, middle of 17th century
Synopsis: Ännchen comforts Agathe, trying to look forward to her wedding instead of being afraid of a bad dream she had. She starts by telling her of a experience that her aunt had with a ghost that turned out just to be a dog. She says that, on one's wedding day, one must be happy and worry no more.