from Prologue, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Attila
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Temistocle Solera
, a knight of Aquileia
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto
Setting: A camp in the lagoons of the Adriatic Sea at dawn, 5th century
Synopsis: Foresto, hailed as the leader of his people after their defeat by the Huns, is lamenting for Odabella, his love, who has been captured by Attila and the Huns.