from Act I of the Italian opera Edgar
by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Ferdinando Fontana
, a young man, son of Gualtiero, brother of Fidelia
Voice Part: baritone Fach: lyric baritone
Setting: the main square of a Flemish village at dawn in April, late 19th century
Synopsis: Frank looks at Tigrana from afar and sings of his love for her. He has grown up with her and loves her very much, but she does not return the love and, in fact, thinks that being Frank's lover would be sinful since they are almost like brother and sister.