from Act IV, Scene 1 of the Italian opera Macbeth
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
, a Scottish nobleman, the Lord of Fife
Voice Part: tenor Fach: lyric tenor
Setting: The border between England and Scotland
Synopsis: Macbeth has killed Macduff's children and his wife. Macduff, immensely saddened by this news, laments his children's death.