from Act II, Scene 2 of the Italian opera La Sonnambula
by Vincenzo Bellini
Libretto: Felice Romani
, an orphan who has been adopted by Teresa, engaged to Elvino
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric coloratura
Setting: Near the mill in a Swiss village, early 19th century
Synopsis: While sleepwalking, Amina prays for Elvino and then sings her sorrow. She remembers the engagement ring that he took from her when he believed she was unfaithful to him.