from Act II of the Italian opera Idomeneo
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Gianbattista Varesco
, King of Crete
Voice Part: tenor Fach: lyric tenor|spinto
Setting: Idomeneo's apartments
Synopsis: Even though he is no longer on the sea, Idomeneo still feels as if he is in as much danger as if he was on the sea. He wonders if he is as close to disaster as when he was shipwrecked.