from Act I, Scene 1 of the Italian opera L'Elisir d'Amore
by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto: Felice Romani
, a young peasant in love with Adina
Voice Part: tenor Fach: tenor leggiero
Setting: The lawn of Adina's farm in an Italian village, 19th century
Synopsis: Nemorino sings of his love for Adina. He believes that, although he will always love her, nothing will ever come of it because she does not want him. He wonders who can teach him what he needs to win her heart.