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libretto definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the words of an opera or musical play

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -tos or libretti) Etymology: Italian, diminutive of libro book, from Latin libr-, liber Date: 1742 1. the text of a work (as an opera) for the musical theater 2. the book containing a libretto

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. libretti or -os) the text of an opera or other long musical vocal work. Derivatives: librettist n. Etymology: It., dimin. of libro book f. L liber libri

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Libretto Li*bret"to (l[i^]*br[e^]t"t[-o]; It. l[-e]*br[asl]t"t[-o]), n.; pl. E. Librettos (-t[=o]z), It. Libretti (-t[-e]). [It., dim. of libro book, L. liber. See Libel.] (Mus.) (a) A book containing the words of an opera or extended piece of music. (b) The words themselves.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(librettos, or libretti) The libretto of an opera is the words that are sung in it. ...the author of one or two opera librettos. N-COUNT

Moby Thesaurus

arrangement, book, continuity, copy, cue, draft, edition, hymnal, hymnbook, instrumental score, lines, lute tablature, music, music paper, music roll, musical notation, musical score, notation, opera, opera score, orchestral score, part, piano score, playbook, scenario, scene plot, score, script, sheet music, shooting script, short score, side, songbook, songster, tablature, text, transcript, transcription, version, vocal score, written music



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