from Act I, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Attila
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Temistocle Solera
, the King of the Huns
Voice Part: bass Fach: lyric bass
Setting: Attila's camp, 5th century
Synopsis: After awakening from his sleep because a dream that the Romans will defeat his army, Attila discounts the dream, becoming angry and ordering all his men to prepare for battle against the remainders of the Aquileian troops at once.