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librettist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
librettistli‧bret‧tist /lɪˈbretɪst/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 APMsomeone who writes librettos
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librettistThese works raise a serious question as to whether their subjects are suitable cases for treatment - that is, by librettists and composers.Composer / librettist Glass and choreographer / director Marshall are working with substantial material here.His librettists whether poets, novelists, producers or scholars, tailored their books to his minutely worked-out requirements.With Bley conducting and Paul Haines, the original librettist, as narrator, the opera was revived to ecstatic reviews.Mozart's librettist for Figaro was himself a controversial and colourful character.
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