from Act II of the Italian opera I Capuleti ed i Montecchi
by Vincenzo Bellini
Libretto: Felice Romani
, head of the Montagues, lover of Giulietta
Voice Part: contralto Fach: lyric mezzo
Setting: Giulietta's tomb, Verona, Italy, 15th century
Synopsis: Romeo has entered Giulietta's tomb, and sings of his despair at her death.