from Act III of the Italian opera Adriana Lecouvreur
by Francesco Cilèa
Libretto: Arturo Colautti
, the Count of Saxony
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto
Setting: a room arranged as a private theater, the palace of the Prince de Bouillon, Paris, 1730
Synopsis: At one of the Prince's gatherings, Maurizio is asked about a recent battle that he fought in. He responds by telling of the battle which he won by an amazing feat of bravery.