from Act I, Scene 3 of the German opera Die Walküre
by Richard Wagner
Libretto: Richard Wagner
, son of Wotan and Fricka
Voice Part: tenor Fach: dramatic tenor/heldentenor
Setting: the interior of Hunding's house, Germany, mythical times
Synopsis: After Sieglinde offers him escape from her husband Hunding as well as a sword which is stuck in a tree outside, Siegmund compares his love for Sieglinde to the beauty of springtime.