from Act II, Scene III of the German opera Die Zauberflöte
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Emanuel Schikaneder
, high priest of Isis and Osiris
Voice Part: bass Fach: heavy bass
Setting: Pamina's room
Synopsis: After Pamina pleads with Sarastro to have mercy on her scheming mother, Sarastro sings of the ideals of his Brotherhood.