"Il rival salvar tu dei . . . Suoni la tromba," baritone/bass duet from Bellini's opera I Puritani (The Puritans). The opera is set during the English Civil War and concerns a love affair between a Cavalier and the daughter of a Puritan. The characters in this scene are two Puritan soldiers, Sir Richard Forth (Riccardo) and Sir George Walton (Giorgio Valton).

He who truly loves his country, honors mercy. )


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