by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio

Dovunque il guardo giro
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
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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