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Meaning of LIBRETTO

Pronunciation:  li'bretow

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the words of an opera or musical play

LIBRETTO is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: book, playscript, script



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: 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