from the one act Italian opera Cavalleria Rusticana
by Pietro Mascagni
Libretto: Guido Menasci
, a peasant girl
Voice Part: soprano Fach: spinto
Setting: Easter Sunday in the main square of a Sicilian village, Italy, late 1800s
Synopsis: Santuzza tells Mamma Lucia that when her son left to join the Army, he promised to marry Lola. When he came back, however, Lola had married someone else. So, he fell in love with Santuzza which made Lola so jealous that she has stolen him away from Santuzza.