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Definition of Libretti

Libretti
Libretto Li*bret"to (l[i^]*br[e^]t"t[-o]; It. l[-e]*br[asl]t"t[-o]), n.; pl. E. Librettos (-t[=o]z), It. Libretti (-t[-e]). [It., dim. of libro book, L. liber. See Libel.] (Mus.) (a) A book containing the words of an opera or extended piece of music. (b) The words themselves.

Meaning of Libretti from wikipedia

- plural libretti [liˈbretti]), from Italian, is the diminutive of the word libro ("book"). Sometimes other language equivalents are used for libretti in that...
- Scribe wrote libretti for operas for many major composers of his time, often for productions destined for the Paris Opéra. Many of these libretti constitute...
- up writing instead. He wrote verse and plays before turning to writing libretti. He wrote the text for Charles Gounod's Mireille (1864) on his own, and...
- Margaret Eleanor Atwood CC OOnt FRSC FRSL (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, inventor, teacher and environmental...
- Most (cl****ical) composers had one or a few lyricists with whom they preferred to work: Bach: Picander Mozart: Da Ponte, Schikaneder ****van: Gilbert...
- was a Spanish poet and essayist. He is particularly known as a writer of libretti, primarily for zarzuelas. Although he was born in Oviedo and lived at times...
- Paris but then turned to the theatre. He mainly collaborated in writing libretti with Albert Vanloo. Their working relationship was productive and stress-free...
- Fraser Jenkins, Obituary: Myfanwy Piper. The Independent, 22 January 1997. Myfanwy PiperOpera Libretti Picture in the National Portrait Gallery, London...
- journalist, novelist, librettist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Giuseppe Verdi's operas Otello and Falstaff, and...
- landowner and patron of the arts. As a friend of Handel, he helped author the libretti of several of his oratorios, most notably Messiah. Jennens was brought...
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