from Act II, Scene 1 of the Italian opera La Cenerentola
by Gioacchino Rossini
Libretto: Jacopo Ferretti
Role: Don Ramiro
, the prince of Salerno
Voice Part: tenor Fach: tenor leggiero
Setting: The palace of the Prince
Synopsis: Cenerentola has given Don Ramiro (who is in disguise as the Prince's squire) a bracelet and tells him that he will find her when he finds the bracelet's match. She then leaves. Alidoro encourages Ramiro to go after her. Don Ramiro declares that he will no longer be in disguise and sings that he will find her. For, he is guided by love and once he finds her, she shall never leave him. The bracelet she has given him glitters brightly, but the light in her eyes is far more bright.