from Act II, Scene 1 of the Italian opera Attila
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Temistocle Solera
, a Roman general
Voice Part: baritone Fach: dramatic baritone
Setting: Ezio's camp, 5th century
Synopsis: After agreeing to help Foresto assassinate Attila, Ezio sings of how he will defend Italy with his life if necessary.