from Intermezzo Primo of the Italian opera La Serva Padrona
by Giovanni Pergolesi
Libretto: G.A. Federico
, a well-to-do man
Voice Part: bass Fach: lyric bass
Setting: Uberto's house, mid 1700's
Synopsis: Uberto is waiting for his chocolate which his servant Serpina was supposed to bring him three hours ago. However, it never showed up and now he is getting ready to go out. He tells Serpina how he does not like waiting around for things.