from Act I of the Italian opera La Clemenza di Tito
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Pietro Metastasio
Role: Titus (Tito)
, emporer of Rome
Voice Part: tenor Fach: lyric tenor
Setting: The Imperial Garden
Synopsis: After Servilia throws herself at Titus's feet, begging him to let her marry Annius, Titus relents and declares that if everyone in his court was so honest, being a ruler would be a lot easier.