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noun as in lyrics

noun as in script

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The fiercely stubborn Fred Hoyle had a darker, more cynical wit, with an artistic side that showed through in science fiction novels and even the libretto of an opera.

I own a CD, have heard it, and have read the libretto three or four times.

Ideas for a novel, the notes I took when working with a composer on the libretto for an opera I did in 2008.

Watching the court appearance was, to the untrained eye, like watching a German opera without a libretto.

As the defense takes center stage tomorrow, lead attorney Jose Baez has already written the legal libretto he must follow.

All this role-model stuff has always been garbage and ramped-up sportswriter libretto.

The tenor dies; the prima donna appears to do the same, but the libretto consoles you by declaring that she only swoons.

He was equally delighted with the music and libretto of Serovs opera Judith, which he heard in 1863.

In any case he received the first part of the libretto from Ostrovsky in March or April.

A few days ago I was lunching with Ostrovsky, and he proposed, entirely of his own accord, to write a libretto for me.

I would give anything just now to get a good historical libretto—not Russian.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to libretto, such as: book, lines, text, theme, verse, and words.

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