from Act III of the Italian opera La Finta Giardiniera
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Ranieri Calzabigi
, rejected lover of Arminda
Voice Part: soprano Fach: male soprano|lyric soprano|lyric mezzo
Setting: the courtyard of Anchises's palace
Synopsis: Arminda tells Ramiro that he has no chance of winning her love and that he should forget him. She leaves him there alone. He sings that, even if she finds another man and even though he is deeply pained, he shall be hers until he dies.