by Carlo Francesco Badini (c1710 - c1800)

Guarda qui che lo vedrai
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Guarda qui che lo vedrai,
[Senti qui che il sentirai.]
In quest'occhi cosa vedi?
[Cosa senti in questo petto?]

Veggo un fanciulletto
[Sento un fiero fanciulletto]
che in me vibra or fiamme or dardi,
ch'ora ride or piange
or palpita, or piacere
or duolmi dà.

Cosa vedi? [Cosa senti?]
Veggo un ...
       ... duolmi dà;
a chi mai, chi mai sarà?

É il furbetto di Cupido
che dagli occhi al cor mi viene
e per te, mio caro bene,
mille scherzi in sen mi fa.

Note: Soprano's text in [] brackets where different from tenor.

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Margaret Smythe) , title 1: "Look here who will see him", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: David K. Smythe

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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