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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...
- journalist, novelist, librettist and composer, best known today for his libretti, especially those for Giuseppe Verdi's last two monumental operas Otello...
- magazine Masthead and writes theatre criticism. Croggon has also written libretti for Michael Smetanin's operas Gauguin: A Synthetic Life and The Burrow...
- Fraser Jenkins, Obituary: Myfanwy Piper. The Independent, 22 January 1997. Myfanwy PiperOpera Libretti Picture in the National Portrait Gallery, London...
- Giulio Cesare Corradi (Parma, c.1650 - Venice, 1701 or 1702) was an Italian opera librettist. No biographical information exists prior to 1674 and the...
- 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...
- Adriano Morselli was a Venetian librettist active between 1679 and 1691. His libretti have been set to music by composers like Antonio Vivaldi, Alessandro Scarlatti...
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