from the one act Italian opera Cavalleria Rusticana
by Pietro Mascagni
Libretto: Guido Menasci
Voice Part: mezzo-soprano Fach: lyric mezzo
Setting: Easter Sunday in the main square of a Sicilian village, Italy, late 1800s
Synopsis: Lola sings from offstage that there are a thousand beautiful angels in Heaven, but none are as handsome as her love Turiddu.