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Nell'astro più che fulgido - Cabaletta for "Da Gusman sul fragil barca"
from Act I, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Alzira by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano

Role: Alzira, Ataliba's daughter
Voice Part: soprano       Fach: lyric coloratura
Setting: Ataliba's rooms in the Governor's palace, Peru, mid-16th century
Synopsis: Alzira is sleeping, confined to her rooms in Gusmano's palace with her servants, when she awakes wondering where her love Zamoro is. She believes that he was just here, but then she realizes that it was but a dream. Her servant women tell her that she should forget her dream but she believes that he is in some sort of afterlife above where she will soon join him.
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Libretto entered by Ugo Berardi (added 1999-11-04)
Nell'astro che più fulgido, Alzira's cabaletta from Alzira

Nell'astro che più fulgido
la notte in ciel sfavilla,
ivi è Zamoro, e palpita,
fatto immortal scintilla;
coversa in luce ascendervi
a me fia dato ancor,
e seco unirmi e vivere
vita d'eterno amor.
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