from Act II, Scene 2 of the Italian opera I Masnadieri
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Andrea Maffei
, Massimiliano's son, Francesco's brother
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto
Setting: a forest near Prague, early 18th century
Synopsis: Carlo is alone watching the sunset. He laments that he cannot enjoy the beautiful sight because he has no place on the earth. His only companions are criminals and he is no better than them in his mind. He also fondly remembers Amalia, the love he left behind when he was forced to leave his castle by his father and brother.