Il trovatore (pronounced [il trovaˈtoːre]; Italian for "The Troubadour") is an opera in fower acts bi Giuseppe Verdi tae an Italian libretto lairgely written bi Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play El trovador (1836) bi Antonio García Gutiérrez. It wis Gutiérrez's maist successfu play, ane which Verdi scholar Julian Budden describes as "a heich flewn, sprawlin melodrama flamboyantly defiant o the Aristotelian unities, packed wi aw manner o fantastic an bizarre incident."[1]

Il trovatore
Opera bi Giuseppe Verdi
Netrebko-Leanora-Il Trovatore-Salzburg 2014.jpg
Anna Netrebko (detail)
as Leonora at the Salzburg Festival 2014
LibrettistSalvadore Cammarano wi addeetions bi Leone Emanuele Badare
LeidItalian
Premiere19 Januar 1853 (1853-01-19)
Teatro Apollo, Roum

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  1. Budden, p. 59

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