by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Apri le luci, e mira
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG ENG
Apri le luci, e mira  
gli ascosi altrui martiri:
v'è chi per te sospira,
e non l'intendi ancor.

E in tacita favella
col fumo de' sospiri,
ti scopre, oh dèi! la bella
fiamma, che le arde il sen.


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Open your eyes, and see", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-05-11
Line count: 8
Word count: 38