from Act I of the Italian opera Fedora
by Umberto Giordano
Libretto: Arturo Colautti
Voice Part: soprano Fach: spinto
Setting: the house of Count Andreyevich, St. Petersburg, Russia, late 19th century
Synopsis: Fedora and Count Andreyevich are engaged to be married. She enters her fiance's house and asks where he is. As she waits for him to return, she looks at a photograph of him and kisses it, singing of her love for him.