from Act II of the German opera Die Tote Stadt
by Erich Korngold
Libretto: Paul Schott
, Pierrot in Marietta's troupe
Voice Part: baritone Fach: lyric baritone
Setting: A quay outside of Marietta's house near a convent, Brussels, late 19th century
Synopsis: After Marietta has made a toast with the rest of her troupe, she asks Fritz to sing a song. He sings a yearning dance song that looks into his past.