from Act I, Scene 3 of the German opera Siegfried
by Richard Wagner
Libretto: Richard Wagner
, the son of Siegmund and Sieglinde
Voice Part: tenor Fach: dramatic tenor/heldentenor
Setting: a cave in a forest, Germany, mythical times
Synopsis: After Mime makes an attempt to reforge the magic sword Nothung, Siegfried gives it a shot and as he forges, he sings.