from Act I of the German opera Bastien und Bastienne
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Friedrich Wilhelm
, a shepherdess, in love with Bastien
Voice Part: soprano Fach: soubrette
Setting: A village, next to Colas's house
Synopsis: After she says that her love Bastien has left her, Bastienne sings that when she tends her sheep, her loneliness brings her great sadness.