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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...
- Antonio Simeone Sografi, also known as Antonio Simon, or just Antonio (July 29, 1759 - January 4, 1818), was an Italian librettist and playwright. After...
- "small book"). Some composers, notably Wagner, have written their own libretti; others have worked in close collaboration with their librettists, e.g...
- 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...
- is particularly known as a writer of libretti, primarily for zarzuelas. With Federico Romero, he wrote the libretti for two of the best-known zarzuelas...
- Most (cl****ical) composers had one or a few lyricists with whom they preferred to work: Bach: Picander Mozart: Da Ponte, Schikaneder ****van: Gilbert...
- 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 last two monumental operas Otello...
- cycle by writing the libretti for Die Walküre (The Valkyrie) and Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold) and revising the other libretti to agree with his new...
- magazine Masthead and writes theatre criticism. Croggon has also written libretti for Michael Smetanin's operas Gauguin: A Synthetic Life and The Burrow...
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