from Act II of the Italian opera Edgar
by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Ferdinando Fontana
, a young man in love with Fidelia
Voice Part: tenor Fach: lyric tenor
Setting: a terrace next to a garden, a village in Flanders, late 19th century
Synopsis: Edgar reveals that he is tired with his pleasure-filled life with Tigrana and that he wishes he could return to the simple life in his old village that he threw away before. He especially misses Fidelia.