"Pronta io son," soprano/baritone duet from Donizetti's comic opera Don Pasquale.

Ernesto wishes to marry Norina, but his crotchety old uncle, Don Pasquale, disapproves of the match because Norina is poor. To punish his nephew, Don Pasquale resolves to take a wife and disinherit him. Doctor Malatesta, a friend of the couple, comes up with a plan to trick Don Pasquale. In this scene, he explains the plan to Norina, who joins in enthusiastically.

For sure, that old man's head is going to spin this time. )
"Cheti, cheti immantinente" (baritone/bass duet from Donizetti's Don Pasquale).

Since this is a comic scene, I have taken some liberty in translating the tenses.

You're in the trap, you'll have to stay there. )


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