from Part IV : The Broken Idol, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Nabucco
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Temistocle Solera
, the King of Babylon
Voice Part: baritone Fach: dramatic baritone
Setting: a room in Nabucco's palace, ancient Babylon
Synopsis: Nabucco has just regained his sanity from an attack by the gods. Nabucco's guards enter and are overjoyed when they find that his senses have returned. They tell him that Abigaille has sentenced Fenema to death. Nabucco, worried, then sings that they must hurry and save Fenema from Abigaille's treachery.