Il Guarany (The Guarany) is an Italian opera-ballo by Carlos Gomes, based on the Brazilian novel O Guarani, written by José de Alencar. Opera is an art form in which Singers and Musicians perform a Dramatic work (called an opera which combines a text (called a Libretto Antônio Carlos Gomes ( July 11, 1836 &mdash September 16, 1896) is one of the most distinguished nineteenth century classical composers being The Guarani (O Guarany romance brasileiro 1857) is a Brazilian novel written by José de Alencar. For the current Vice-President of Brazil see José Alencar. José Martiniano de Alencar ( May 1, 1829 - December 12 The libretto was written by Antonio Scalvini and Carlo D'Ormeville. A libretto is the text used in an extended Musical work such as an Opera, Operetta, Masque, sacred or secular Oratorio and
The world premiere was at La Scala, Milan on March 19, 1870. The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala, as it is known in Milan, Italy, is one of the world's most famous Opera houses The theatre was Milan (Milano Milan (listen) is one of the largest cities in Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. Events 1279 - A Mongolian victory in the Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China. Year 1870 ( MDCCCLXX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The opera received additional European productions. The first Brazilian performance was in Rio de Janeiro on 2 December 1870, at the Teatro Lírico Fluminense. Rio de Janeiro ("River of January" ˈhiw dʒi ʒʌˈnejɾu in Brazilian Portuguese, /ˈriːoʊ di ʒəˈnɛroʊ/ in English is the second largest city of Brazil The opera is notable as the first Brazilian opera to gain international acclaim outside of Brazil. 
Maria Alice Volpe has analysed the historical subtext of the Indianismo movement behind the opera.