from Act III, Scene 1 of the Italian opera I Due Foscari
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Role: Jacopo Foscari
, the son of Francesco Foscari
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto
Setting: the Old Piazzetta of San Marco, Venice, 1457
Synopsis: About to leave for his exile, Jacopo sings his final farewell to his father, his wife, and his children in this slow cabaletta.