Definition of Librettists

1. Noun. (plural of librettist) ¹



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Definition of Librettists

1. librettist [n] - See also: librettist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Librettists

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

Literary usage of Librettists

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1. Schubert by Edmondstoune Duncan (1905)
"... Schwanengesang "—Opera—_Why- Schubert failed — librettists — Schubert gives a concert — Sacred"" music—An oratorio written in secret—Music in chalk—Mass ..."

2. The Story of Opera by Ernest Markham Lee (1909)
"Opera and politics—Lohengrin in Paris—Opera non-lucrative to the composer—Jenny Lind's contract — Modern fees—Royalties— librettists—Metastasio and ..."

3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"Amongst more modern Italian librettists it must suffice to name Felice Roman», ... Of the professional librettists in that country none deserves mention. ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1875)
"French librettists have a sure and safe theatrical method, which acts аз а wholesome check upon their exuberant gaiety so apt to be extravagant; ..."

5. Random Recollections of an Old Publisher by William Tinsley (1900)
"Bunn, and other librettists of about his standing, moved along in a fairly ... But what could be expected of librettists who were often called upon to write ..."

6. With Poet and Player: Essays on Literature and the Stage by William Davenport Adams (1891)
"They are a selfish body, these musicians, and do not care twopence for their librettists. Still more selfish, however, are the vocalists, who care neither ..."

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