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Per me ora fatale - Cabaletta for "Il balen del suo sorriso"
from Act II - The Gypsy, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano

Role: Il Conte di Luna, a young nobleman, under the rule of the Prince of Aragon
Voice Part: baritone       Fach: dramatic baritone
Setting: The convent near Castellor, 1409.
Synopsis: About to send his men to kidnap his love Leonora from the convent she is planning on entering, the Count of Luna sings of how his life is meaningless if he cannot have her.
Range: Tessitura:
C#/Db3 - F#/Gb4F3 - F#/Gb4
Translations/Aria Texts:
Translation into English by Guia Monti (added 1997-07-20)
Per me, ora fatale, the Count's aria from Il Trovatore

Per me, ora fatale,		Come to me, death,
i tuoi momenti affretta:	come swiftly:
la gioia che m' aspetta		the joy that awaits me
gioia mortal non รจ!		can only be reached in Heaven!
Invano un Dio rivale		In vain a hostile God -
s' oppone nemmeno un Dio,	not even a God -
donna, rapirti a me!		could steal you from me, woman!

Guia K. Monti
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