Definition of Librettos

1. Noun. (plural of libretto) ¹



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Definition of Librettos

1. libretto [n] - See also: libretto

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Librettos

libras
librate
librated
librates
librating
libration
librational
librations
libratious
libratory
libre
libretti
librettist
librettists
libretto
librettos (current term)
libri
libricide
libriform
librigena
librigenae
librigenal
librocubicularist
librul
libs
libtard
libtards
libya
licecide

Literary usage of Librettos

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1. Otello: A Lyric Drama in Four Acts by Giuseppe Verdi, Arrigo Boito (1888)
"These librettos, with words of the opera, and music of the principal airs, are reliable and authoritative, and are the same as those used by all the leading ..."

2. Dir Walküre: The Valkyr. First Opera of the Rhinegold Trilogyby Richard Wagner by Richard Wagner (1885)
"... Ditson Company SERIES ONE These librettos, with words of the opera, and including the music of the principal airs, are reliable and authoritative, ..."

3. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and by John Clark Ridpath (1899)
"He wrote the librettos of a large number of the most popular ... His librettos include those for the operas bouffes La Belle H•Uene (1864); ..."

4. Classified Catalogue of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (1907)
"1880 qf;82 P78 Bound with other librettos. DONIZETTI, Gaetano. ... I Vz6 Bound with other librettos. Lucrezia Borgia; for the piano-forte ..."

5. Der Freyschutz: Grand Opera in Three Acts by Carl Maria von Weber, James Cartwright Macy, Friedrich Kind (1895)
"... .All librettos have English text. Additional texts are indicated by Italic letters, as follows: /, Italian; G, German; F, French. ..."

6. Immigrant and Library: Italian Helps, with Lists of Selected Books by John Foster Carr, Immigrant Education Society, American Library Association (1914)
"In Mount Vernon, New York, a city of 31000 inhabitants. the librarian has found that opera librettos have been very eagerly read—and this to such an extent, ..."

7. The Musical World (1874)
"Were librettos cheaper, we are confident that the sale of them would be vastly ... librettos are much improved materially to what they were in days gone by. ..."

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