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Fior di giaggiolo - Stornello
from the one act Italian opera Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
Libretto: Guido Menasci

Role: Lola, Alfio's wife
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.
Range: Tessitura:
D4 - G5G4 - E5
Translations/Aria Texts:
Translation into English by Mike Gibb (added 1997-10-26)
Fior di giaggiolo, Lola's aria from Cavalleria Rusticana

Fior di giaggiolo, 		Fleur-de-lys,
Gli angeli belli 		There are beautiful angels
Stanno a mille in cielo, 	By the thousand in Heaven,
Ma bello come lui 		But as handsome as him
Ce n'รจ uno solo. 		There's only one. 

Translation by Mike Gibb 
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