from Intermezzo Secondo 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's servant, Serpina, has told him that she is getting married. To this point, Uberto thought she was a pain, but now he feels disappointment that she will soon be gone. He isn't sure whether he has fallen in love with her or just sorry that she is leaving.