from Act I of the Italian opera Ascanio in Alba
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Abbate Giuseppe Parini
, priest of Venus
Voice Part: tenor Fach: tenor leggiero
Setting: an altar in the countryside
Synopsis: After telling his followers that Ascanio, their future ruler, will be with them soon, he tells Silvia that Ascanio will marry her. He then expresses his joy that she will be happy.