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Ferruccio Tagliavini - Lina Pagliughi - Giuseppe Taddei - Irma Colasanti
Alfredo Kraus - Anna Moffo - Robert Merrill - Rosalind Elias
Plácido Domingo - Ileana Cotrubas - Piero Cappuccilli - Elena Obraztsova
Act 3: “Bella figlia dell’amore” (Beautiful daughter of love)
SUNG BY THE DUKE, MADDALENA, GILDA, AND RIGOLETTO
The Duke and Maddalena are conversing inside the home of Sparafucile. Gilda and Rigoletto are outside watching this conversation through a window. The Duke is using his charms to seduce Maddalena, who is not impressed by his flattery. Gilda is heartbroken that her beloved “Gualtier” has betrayed her. Rigoletto is reassured about his plot for revenge.
Link to complete libretto - Italian with full English translation -