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Non di codarde lagrime - Cabaletta for "Irne lungi ancor dovrei"
from Act II, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Alzira by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano

Role: Zamoro, the head of a Peruvian tribe
Voice Part: tenor       Fach: spinto
Setting: A cave, Peru, mid-16th century
Synopsis: Zamoro has escaped from the Spanish for a second time. While he was being held by the Spaniards, he came face to face with his love and his bride-to-be Alzira. He is told by his fellow Inca Otumbo that she has given herself to Gusmano, the Governor of Peru. Furious, Zamoro declares that he will set out immediately to Lima and avenge this insult against him. It is no longer time to weep, but, rather, time to fight.
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Libretto entered by Ugo Berardi (added 1999-12-07)
Non di codarde lagrime, Zamoro's aria from Alzira

Non di codarde lagrime,
di sangue l'ora è questa!...
Al rito che s'appresta,
non invitato, andrò!
Se il ciel non ha più fulmini,
rimane il braccio mio...
Della vendetta il dio,
empia, per te sarò!
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