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from Act II, Scene 1 of the Italian opera La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini
Libretto: Felice Romani

Role: Elvino, a wealthy peasant, engaged to Amina
Voice Part: tenor       Fach: tenor leggiero
Setting: A shady valley between the village and the castle, Switzerland, early 19th century
Synopsis: Elvino is angry with Amina because he caught her in Rodolfo's bedroom asleep. Even though Rodolfo was not in the room and even though Amina arrived to the room via sleepwalking, Elvino believes that she was there to sleep with another man. He takes back the ring he gave her in anger. Elvino knows that Amina loves him, but he can't figure out why she was in another room though. He sings of these mixed feelings.
Range: Tessitura:
F3 - A#/Bb4F3 - G4
Translations/Aria Texts:
Libretto entered by Giovanni Christen (added 1998-02-11)
Ah! perch‚ non posso odiarti, Elvino's aria from La Sonnambula

Ah! perch‚ non posso odiarti, 
Infedel, com'io vorrei! 
Ah! del tutto ancor non sei 
Cancellata dal mio cor. 
Possa un altro, ah! possa amarti 
Qual t'am• quest'infelice! 
Altro voto, o traditrice, 
Non temer dal mio dolor.
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