from Act I, Scene 1 of the Italian opera I Masnadieri
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Andrea Maffei
, Massimiliano's son, Francesco's brother
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto
Setting: the exterior of a tavern in Saxony, Germany, early 18th century
Synopsis: Carlo thinks of his home and the beautiful forests and green hills surrounding it. He also thinks longingly of his love, Amalia.