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Salgo già del trono aurato - Cabaletta for "Anch'io dischiuso un giorno"
from Part II : L'empio, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Temistocle Solera

Role: Abigaille, slave, thought to be Nabucco's oldest daughter
Voice Part: soprano       Fach: dramatic coloratura
Setting: the royal chambers in ancient Babylon
Synopsis: The High Priest of Baal comes into the royal chambers and tells her that Abigaille's sister Fenema wants to free the Hebrews. The priests of Baal have therefore set up a rumor that Nabucco has died, leaving Abigaille the throne. Abigaille then responds, singing that she has decided that she will indeed take the throne by whatever means necessary.
Range: Tessitura:
B3 - C6G4 - A5
Translations/Aria Texts:
Libretto entered by Robert Glaubitz (added 1997-04-24)
Salgo già del trono aurato, Abigaille's aria from Nabucco

Salgo già del trono aurato
Lo sgabello insanguinato;
Ben saprà la mia vendetta
Da quel seggio fulminar.
Che lo scettro a me s'aspetta
Tutti i popoli vedranno,
Ah! regie figlie qui verranno
L'umil schiava a supplicar.
Sheet Music/Scores:
The Ultimate Soprano Aria Album (Version 2.0). Published by CD Sheet Music. Available at and
Verdi, Giuseppe. Cantolopera: Verdi Arias for Soprano - Volume 2. Published by Ricordi. Available at and
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