By Burton D. Fisher
A finished advisor to Verdi's AIDA, that includes a newly translated LIBRETTO with tune EXAMPLES, primary Characters, short tale Synopsis, tale Narrative with track spotlight Examples, a Discography, a Videography, a Dictionary of Opera and Musical phrases, and insightful statement and research of the opera.
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Io t’ingannava... Radames vive! One more word and I will know the truth. I have deceived you.. Radames lives! Aida: Vive! Ah, grazie, o Numi! Aida: He lives! Ah, thanks to the gods! Amneris: E ancor mentir tu speri? Sì, tu l’ami! Ma l’amo anch’io, intendi tu? Son tua rivale, figlia dei Faraoni. Amneris: And you still lie to me? Yes. You love him! But I love him too. Do you understand? I am your rival, a daughter of the Pharaohs. Aida: Mia rivale! Ebben sia pure... Anch’io son tal.............. Aida: Mi rival!
I have been rewarded for my prayers! ) Amneris: He leads us! ) Ministri, Capitani: Radames! Radames! Radames! Radames! Ministers, Captains: Radames! Radames! Radames! Radames! Il Re: Or di Vulcano al tempio muovi, o guerrier; le sacre armi ti cingi e alla vittoria vola. Pharaoh: Now warrior, go to the temple of Vulcan, and receive the sacred arms and blessings of victory. Su! del Nilo al sacro lido accorrete, Egizi eroi, da’ogni cor prorompa il grido: guerra e morte, morte allo stranier! Arise!
Gods, mercy on my suffering! There is no hope in my pain. Fatal love, powerful love breaks my heart. I want to die! Gods! Have mercy on my suffering! OPERA CLASSICS LIBRARY Page 54 ACT I: SCENE 2 Interior of the sacred Temple of Vulcan at Memphis. There is an altar, statues of deities, emblems, and tripods with incense burning. Sacerdotesse. Sacerdoti, Ramfis: Possente, possente Fthà, del mondo Spirito animator, ah! Noi t’invochiamo! Tu che dal nulla hai tratto L’onde, la terra, il ciel. Noi t’invochiamo!
Aida (Opera Classics Library Series) (Opera Classics Library) by Burton D. Fisher