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Pace, pace mio Dio! from "La Forza del Destino"Composer: VerdiTranscriber: Phyllis and Monty AdamsPublisher: Adams Magnificent MusicInstrumentation: Flute and Harp
An Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera, he was one of the most influential composers of the 19th century. La Forza del Destino or the Force of Destiny, is based on a Spanish drama Don Alvaro o la fuerza del sino by Angel de Saavedra, Duke of Rivas. It is in four acts, with a scene adapted from Friedrich Schiller's Wallensteins Lager. Lenora sings this aria in Act 4, scene 2, praying that she may find peace in death (Peace, O mighty Father, give me peace!).