Dovunque il guardo giro
Language: Italian (Italiano)
Dovunque il guardo giro,
Immenso Dio, ti vedo:
Nell' opre tue t'ammiro,
Ti riconosco in me.
La terra, il mar, le [sfere]1
Parlan del tuo potere:
Tu sei per tutto, e noi
Totti viviamo in te.
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Confirmed with Tutte le opere di Pietro Metastasio, Firenze, Tipografia Borghi e compagni 1832, page 506.
The text appears in La passione di Gesù Cristo, parte II, Aria di Giovanni.
1 Glinka: "stelle"
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Wheresoever I look about", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Wheresoever I look about
Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)
Wheresoever I look about,
Immense God, I see you:
I admire you in your handiwork,
and recognize you in myself.
Earth, sea, the planets,
all speak of your might;
you exist in everything,
and we all live through you.
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