from the one act Italian opera Cavalleria Rusticana
by Pietro Mascagni
Libretto: Guido Menasci
, a soldier, the son of Lucia
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto
Setting: Easter Sunday in the main square of a Sicilian village, Italy, late 1800s
Synopsis: Turiddu sings a drinking song, praising wine that makes one's thoughts turn only to happiness.