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  • n. Plural form of libretto.

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Examples

  • Mr. Spurgeon had strongly suggested bringing the libretti or scripts, both in English and the sung language, and I was grateful: Reading along turned out to be best part of the trip.

    A Midair Mozart Marathon

  • The Office for Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff has released the libretti for the liturgies of Holy Week 2009 celebrated by the Holy Father Benedict XVI.

    Libretti for the Papal Holy Week Liturgies

  • Mozart Vienna, Austria, 1786Together with Don Giovanni and Cosi fan Tutte, which make up Mozart's trio of masterpieces with libretti by Da Ponte, Figaro is for many the perfect opera: a balance of wit, humanity and astounding, glorious music.

    Top 50 operas

  • Don't miss Glyndebourne Festival's live-streaming of The Turn of the Screw on guardian.co.uk/glyndebourne, Sunday 21 August from 6pm Michael Tippett Coventry, UK 1962Tippett's operas to his own libretti – including Midsummer Marriage and The Knot Garden – haven't yet found their way back into fashion but there's some exquisite music; their time will come.

    Top 50 operas

  • That very freedom made it possible for Boito to steer clear of a literal approach to "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and "Othello" and write the beautifully crafted libretti that inspired Verdi to compose his two greatest operas.

    Making Shakespeare Sing: A Modest Proposal for a Costly Festival

  • In writing the libretti for "Falstaff" and "Otello," for instance, Arrigo Boito freely translated Shakespeare's English words into Italian, adding ideas of his own that were inspired by Shakespeare.

    Making Shakespeare Sing: A Modest Proposal for a Costly Festival

  • An openly gay man for most of his working life, Disch wrote mysteries, historical novels and neo-gothic satires; children's books, including "The Brave Little Toaster" and its sequel; at least five collections of short fiction; 15 volumes of poetry, always as Tom Disch; plays and libretti; four volumes of nonfiction; screen adaptations, novelizations and one of the first interactive computer games.

    Boing Boing

  • (Bellini is one of my favorites in this regard — how he can hang a theatrically effective musical flow on even his most ludicrous libretti.)

    Pretty Woman

  • Andriessen has worked with film directors before including both Hartley and most notably Peter Grrenaway who provided libretti for two prior operas.

    No Laughing Matter

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