from Act IV, Scene 1 of the Italian opera
I Masnadieri by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Andrea Maffei
Role: Francesco, Massimiliano's son, brother of Carlo
Voice Part: baritone Fach: dramatic baritone
Setting: a gallery in the castle of Count Moor, Germany, early 18th century
Synopsis: Francesco imagines Judgement Day and the terror it will bring. He imagines that he will not be allowed into Heaven because of his cruel deeds.