La Juive (1907)
This version of La Juive is a phonoscene recording of 5 arias of the opera.
"La Juive" is an opera set in Constance, 1414. The plot revolves around the lives of Rachel, a young woman who was adopted by a Jew named Eléazar after being abandoned as a baby, and Cardinal Brogni, who had condemned Eléazar's sons to death years ago. Rachel falls in love with a man named Samuel, not knowing that he is actually Prince Léopold in disguise, and when their secret affair is discovered, tragedy ensues. The story deals with themes of religious prejudice, forbidden love, and revenge.