Download PDF by Burton D. Fisher: Aida (Opera Classics Library Series) (Opera Classics

By Burton D. Fisher

ISBN-10: 0585383359

ISBN-13: 9780585383354

ISBN-10: 1930841469

ISBN-13: 9781930841468

A accomplished consultant to Verdi's AIDA, that includes a newly translated LIBRETTO with track EXAMPLES, significant Characters, short tale Synopsis, tale Narrative with track spotlight Examples, a Discography, a Videography, a Dictionary of Opera and Musical phrases, and insightful remark and research of the opera.

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The finale of the consecration of Radames concludes with a full fortissimo of chorus and orchestra, all glorifying the god Phthà: “Immenso Fthà” (“All-powerful Phthà”). Act II - Scene 1: Amneris’s apartments Radames and the Egyptian armies have vanquished the Ethiopians. Amneris is surrounded by female slaves who adorn her for the forthcoming celebration of the Egyptian victory over the Ethiopians. Amneris, with passionate and voluptuous sensuality, rapturously dreams about Radames, and eagerly prepares to welcome him.

Amneris: (What glances he makes toward her! ) Il Re: Or che fausti ne arridon gli eventi a costoro mostriaci clementi. Pharaoh: Now that events smile favorably upon us, let us show mercy to these people. AIDA Page 65 Schiave, Prigionieri: Tua pietade, tua clemenza imploriamo, Ah, pietà! pietà! Slaves, Prisoners: We implore your pity and mercy, Ah! Mercy! Mercy! Popolo: Sacerdoti, gli sdegni placate, l’umil prece ascoltate. People: Priests, placate your scorn and heed their humble pleas. Ramfis, Sacerdoti: A morte!

He then tells her that she can have her country, her throne, and Radames as well, if she helps the Ethiopians defeat the Egyptians. Amonasro arouses Aida’s patriotism by invoking their homeland, Ethiopia. Amonasro and Aida: “Rivedrai le foreste imbalsamate” Amonasro is clever and manipulative. He reminds Aida that the Egyptian enemies have humiliated their people by mercilessly committing atrocities and horrors. They have profaned their homes, temples, and altars, and ravished virgins. He again appeals to Aida’s patriotism, advising her that the Ethiopian armies are ready to attack and will be victorious, but only if they know the route the Egyptian armies plan to follow.

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