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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...
- 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...
- American opera librettist, poet and Roman Catholic priest. He wrote the libretti for 28 operas by 11 composers, including three of Mozart's most celebrated...
- This is a bibliography of books, plays, films, and libretti written, edited, or translated by the Anglo-American poet W. H. Auden (1907–1973). See the...
- Fraser Jenkins, Obituary: Myfanwy Piper. The Independent, 22 January 1997. Myfanwy PiperOpera Libretti Picture in the National Portrait Gallery, London...
- Da Ponte operas describes the three operas composed by Mozart based on libretti by Lorenzo da Ponte. These works are: Le nozze di Figaro (1786) Don Giovanni...
- Giulio Cesare Corradi (Parma, c.1650 - Venice, 1701 or 1702) was an Italian opera librettist. No biographical information exists prior to 1674 and the...
- 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...
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