from Act III, Scene II of the Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor
by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano
, lord and master of Ravenswood
Voice Part: tenor Fach: lyric tenor
Setting: The Ravenswood cemetary
Synopsis: Edgardo sings of his wish to die in the upcoming duel with Enrico for he cannot stand to live while Lucia delights in the pleasures of another husband.