Librettist: Francesca Maria Piave
Based on Piave's libretto for Stiffelio.
England and Scotland around 1200 A. D.
Teatro Nuovo, Rimini, Italy; 16th August 1857.
Aroldo has been away on the crusades. Upon his return, he discovers that Mina had an affair with Godvino. Mina's father murders Godvino in a duel and Mina leaves in disgrace. Sometime later, Aroldo and Mina are re-united and after first repulsing her, love triumphs and the two are reunited.
Sotto il sol di Siria
O, d'alli scami
Ah! dagli scanni eterei
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