Libretto

The part of a musical score containing the sung and spoken words.

Libretto

A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical. The term libretto is also sometimes used to refer to the text of major liturgical works, such as the Mass, requiem and sacred cantata, or the story line of a ballet. Libretto (pl. libretti), from Italian, is t...
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libretto

[n] - the words of an opera or musical play
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Libretto

• (n.) The words themselves. • (n.) A book containing the words of an opera or extended piece of music.
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libretto

noun the words of an opera or musical play
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Libretto

LiĀ·bret'to (lĭ*brĕt'to; Italian le*brat'to) noun ; plural English Librettos (-tōz), Italian Libretti (-te). [ Italian , dim. of libro book, Latin liber . See Libel .] (Mus.) (a) A book containing the words of an opera or ...
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Libretto

A book of text containing the words of an opera.
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Libretto

In music, a libretto is a book containing the words of an opera or extended piece of music.
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libretto

libretto (lubret'ō) [Ital.,=little book], the text of an opera or an oratorio. Although a play usually emphasizes an integrated plot, a libretto is most often a loose plot connecting a series of episodes. Characterization and emotion are suggested by the words of a libretto but are express...
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libretto

libretto The words of a dramatic musical work; such as, an opera including both the spoken and the parts that are sung. From Italian, literally 'little book' from libro, 'book', from Latin liber.
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libretto

text of an opera, operetta, or other kind of musical theatre. It is also used, less commonly, for a musical work not intended for the stage. A ... [2 related articles]
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Libretto

Text, or script, of an opera, prepared by a librettist.
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Libretto

Text, or script, of an opera.
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libretto

The text of an opera or other dramatic vocal work, or the scenario of a ballet
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libretto

the text of an opera, oratorio, or cantata.
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Libretto

The text of an opera. W. H. Auden was a skilled librettist.
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libretto

the words of an opera or musical play
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libretto

the words of an opera or musical play
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libretto

the words of an opera or musical play
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