ⓘ I granatieri

                                     

ⓘ I granatieri

I granatieri is an Neapolitan operetta in three acts by the Italian composer Vincenzo Valente with a libretto in Italian by Raffaele Della Campa and Joseph Mery. It has been called the first true Italian operetta.

                                     

1. Performance history

I granatieri had its world premiere in Turin on 26 October 1889, presented by Luigi Marescas theatre company. Later performances include:

  • 4 February 1898 – first performance in the Teatro Costanzi in Rome
  • 19 May 1897 – first performance in the Teatro Amazonas in Manaus, Brazil reprised in 1899, 1900, 1902, and 1906
  • 12 June 1911 – New York City premiere at the Irving Place Theatre
                                     

2. Notes and references

  • Istituzione Casa della Musica di Parma, Intorno alloperetta
  • Casaglia, Gherardo 2005. "I granatieri". LAlmanacco di Gherardo Casaglia in Italian.
  • New York Times, "Old Timers Festival Week" 13 June 1911, p. 9 PDF
                                     
  • The Mechanized Brigade Granatieri di Sardegna Italian: Brigata Meccanizzata Granatieri di Sardegna - Mechanized Brigade Grenadiers of Sardinia
  • The 3rd Regiment Granatieri di Sardegna Italian: 3 Reggimento Granatieri di Sardegna was a unit of the Italian Army based in Orvieto in Umbria
  • Curtis. He wrote a total of ten operettas, the best known of which was I granatieri of 1889 he also wrote texts for the actor Nicola Maldacea, known for
  • Division Granatieri di Sardegna and 135th Armored Division Ariete II defended Rome against Wehrmacht forces. On 16 September the Granatieri Lancieri
  • the Engineer Battalion Granatieri di Sardegna was raised in Rome as the engineer unit of the Infantry Division Granatieri di Sardegna The battalion
  • The Granatieri di Sardegna brigade was destined to disband, with its cavalry regiment joining the Pinerolo brigade, while the 1st Granatieri di Sardegna
  • Originally made from colored cloth, respectively embroidered cloth for Granatieri Carabinieri and general staff members, gorget patches are made since
  • Operationally the regiment was last assigned to the Infantry Division Granatieri di Sardegna The regiment traces its history back to the Armed Tanks
  • Rome - Command and Signal Unit Granatieri di Sardegna I Granatieri Battalion, in Rome - 1st Mechanized Granatieri Battalion Assietta assigned the
  • Operationally the regiment was last assigned to the Mechanized Brigade Granatieri di Sardegna The regiment was formed on 6 November 1939 in Parma as 33rd