Front Page Titles (by Subject) Scene I - Aida by Antonio Ghislanzoni, music by Giuseppe Verdi
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Scene I - Giuseppe Verdi, Aida by Antonio Ghislanzoni, music by Giuseppe Verdi 
Aida by Antonio Ghislanzoni, music by Giuseppe Verdi, edited with an introduction by W.J. Henderson (New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1911).
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A hall in the apartments of Amneris.—Amneris surrounded by slave-girls, who are adorning her for the triumphal feast.—From the tripods perfumed incense is rising.—Moorish slave-boys dance and wave feather-fans.
Silence! Aïda is coming toward me—a daughter of the conquered race, to me her grief is sacred.
[At a sign from Amneris all the slaves retire.]
Seeing her again, the dreadful doubt awakens in my heart! At last I’ll wrest her fatal secret from her!