from Act III 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: The banks of the Nile
Synopsis: It is the eve of Amneris' wedding to Radamès and Aida has come to the banks of the nile near the temple to meet Radamès. She mourns her homeland which she will never see again.