from Act I - The Duel, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Il Trovatore
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano
, an officer in Prince Urgel's army and the supposed son of the gypsy woman Azucena
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto tenor
Setting: The gardens of the palace of Aliferia, Aragon, 1409.
Synopsis: Manrico serenades Leonora, singing that, since he has traveled the world alone for so long as a troubadour, he should soon find his love.