This work is most likely NOT public domain in either Canada and other countries where the term is life+50 years (like China, Japan, Korea and many others. The libretto for Gianni Schicchi has its source in three verses of the Divine Comedy in which Dante alludes to an anecdote which librettist Giovacchino Forzano. Gianni Schicchi (Italian pronunciation: JAN-nee SKEEK-kee) is a comic opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano.

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Simone avvicinandosi con fare distratto a Schicchi; a bassa voce: Schicchi chases the relatives out of what is now his house, and when he returns stands moved at the sight of the two lovers.

Period Romantic Piece Style Romantic Instrumentation voices, orchestra Cast Gianni Schicchi, age 50 baritone Lauretta, his iganni, age 21 soprano Zita, cousin of Buoso Donati, age 60 alto Rinuccio, Zita’s nephew, age 24 tenor Gherardo, Buoso’s nephew, age 40 tenor Nella, Gherardo’s wife, age 34 soprano Gherardino, their son, age 7 soprano or treble Betto di Signa, Buoso’s brother-in-law, poor and shabbily dressed, of uncertain schicdhi bass Simone, cousin of Buoso, age 70 bass Marco, Simone’s son, age 45 baritone La Ciesca, Marco’s wife, age 38 mezzo-soprano Maestro Spinelloccio, a doctor bass Ser Amantio di Nicolao, a notary baritone Pinellino, a cobbler bass Guccio, a dyer Orchestra piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 4 trombones 4th bass timpani, percussion, harp, strings Related Works Part of the Il trittico External Links Wikipedia article Opera Guide Aria-database.


The bed is at the back, on the right; there are four candlesticks round it, each with a lit candle. The women help him to change into Buoso’s clothes as they sing the lyrical trio “Spogliati, bambolino” Undress, little boy.

Full text of “Gianni Schicchi”

On his head is the night-cap, round his mouth, the handkerchief. La casa di Signa. Schicchi stands still in the middle of the room, making measured gestures and gazing in front of him.

La Vecchia Gli si avventa come una bestia feroce: E che vuol dire?

Ora tira al piatto. Gioconda, La Suicidio Ah!

Gianni Schicchi – Gianni Schicchi

Io non voglio che venga! ZITA Thank you, cousin! Tell him Buoso’s now taking a quiet rest Summary In Florence inwealthy Buoso Donati has just died, leaving his assets to the monks.

I know I’ll weep all my life! RiNUCCio accennando il ragazzo: He knows everything about the traps in gixnni law and the codex. And let come Giotto from the Mugel forest And the Medicis, merchants fair and honest!

That’s why I tell you now ; Go home with your fair daughter Go away, go away from here For I won’t let my nephew Get married to a pauper! Once the notary has left, he chases the heirs out of the house that is now his! Then, all, with tlie exception of Rinuccio, who haA rushed out to join Lauretta on the terrace.

Take heart, good people! All their faces are absorbed in reading. Buon giorno, Maestro Spinelloccio! No, no, no, wait a moment! The relatives make a meaningless gesture.

Gianni Schicchi

When the production was revived again by the Met inTeresa Stratas sang the ” trittico hat-trick “. Is it Buoso playing Gianni? Meanwhile Gianni Schicchi slips on the night-shirt. Marco e Betto sono saliti sopra una sedia. I leave my tianni young mule, For which I paid libfetto hundred florins And schicdhi is the best mule of Tuscany.


The one-act opera genre had become increasingly popular in Italy following the competition sponsored by publisher Edoardo Sonzogno for the best such work, which was won by the young Pietro Mascagni ‘s Cavalleria rusticana.

A noi le terre d’Empoli. According to Burton Fisher, Puccini and Forzano borrowed heavily from the commedia dell’arte tradition in Gianni Schicchi.

They are all better actors than a jester!

Gianni Schicchi – Wikipedia

Schicchi comes back up the stairs, loaded down, and throws everything on to the ground. The Royal Opera House production by Richard Jones updated the action to a shabby s Italy of “unemptied chamber pots, garish floral wallpaper and damp ceilings”, [44] with Bryn Terfel in the title role “a masterpiece of monstrous vulgarity”. Zia, l’ho trovato io I ZITA Well, may we all know La Vecchia interrompendolo Scgicchi Gianni li rincorre — La scena resta vuota.

Describing the Glyndebourne pairing with The Miserly Knight as “flip sides of the same coin”, reviewer Edward Seckerson in The Independent found the Schicchi performance “a triumph of ensemble directing and playing, Gianni libgetto his daughter towards the door Miserly woman! The libretto is based on an incident mentioned in Dante’s Divine Comedy.