Definition of Libretti

1. Noun. (music rare) (plural of libretto) ¹



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Definition of Libretti

1. libretto [n] - See also: libretto

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Libretti

library surveys
library technical services
libraryless
librarylike
libras
librate
librated
librates
librating
libration
librational
librations
libratious
libratory
libre
libretti (current term)
librettist
librettists
libretto
librettos
libri
libricide
libriform
librigena
librigenae
librigenal
librocubicularist
librul
libs
libtard

Literary usage of Libretti

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1. The Making of Italy, 1856-1870 by Patrick Keyes O'Clery (1892)
"On the 8th Colonel Charette, with a column of Zouaves and gendarmes, marched upon Monte libretti and Nerola, it having been reported that both these towns ..."

2. Shakespere's Predecessors in the English Drama by John Addington Symonds (1884)
"Prose Descriptions of Masques —Jonson's libretti—H is Quarrels with Jones—Architect z'ersus Poet — IX. Royal Performers—Professionals in the Anti-Masque. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1904)
"Chief of these is Sir Arthur Sullivan, whose operatic fame rests on a long list of opera buff a, composed to the sparkling libretti of WS Gilbert, ..."

4. Forty Years of Music, 1865-1905 by Joseph Bennett (1908)
"CHAPTER XVIII libretti I make some changes in the libretti of Benedict's "St Peter," ... libretti ..."

5. The Singing of the Future by David Ffrangcon-Davies, David Thomas Ffrangcon- Davies (1905)
"Wagner's libretti and morality, extraordinary drama, extraordinary effect, not necessarily objectionable.—Singer an artist. —Plato and Wagner. ..."

6. The Lyrical Drama: Essays on Subjects, Composers, & Executants of Modern Opera by Henry Sutherland Edwards (1881)
"libretti. IF the Three Graces had their little rivalries on the subject of personal attractiveness, it was not to be expected that the Nine Muses, ..."

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