from Act I of the Italian opera Aïda
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni
, daughter of the King of Ethiopia, slave of Amneris
Voice Part: Soprano Fach: Dramatic Soprano
Setting: A hall in the Palace of the Kings at Memphis.
Synopsis: Radamès, whom Aida is in love with, has just been given a rousing send-off to engage the Ethiopians in battle. Aida is torn between her home-land, family and the man she loves - Radamès.