from Act II, Scene 3 of the Italian opera Macbeth
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Role: Lady Macbeth
, the wife of Macbeth
Voice Part: soprano Fach: dramatic coloratura
Setting: A banquet hall in Macbeth's castle, Scotland
Synopsis: Macbeth asks his wife to sing for him and all the people assembled at the banquet and she responds with this drinking song.