from the one act German opera Daphne
by Richard Strauss
Libretto: Joseph Gregor
, the God of Light
Voice Part: tenor Fach: dramatic tenor/heldentenor
Setting: near the hut of Penios, ancient Greece
Synopsis: Revealing his true identity, Apollo explains how every morning he rides his golden chariot into the sky and shoots a glowing arrow through the air arcing over the earth.