Late 1800's, a handsome cavalry officer falls in love with the beautiful daughter of a traveling musical instrument merchant. The young officer and the beautiful young girl find a deep romantic bond and also a connection to an accordion, but war separates the couple. With the help of their connection to the accordion, he goes on a frantic search to find his lost love. The search moves beyond their lifetimes, through the decades and from Italy to America. Can the power of the accordion bring them together or will the complications of life and time deny this couple happiness.