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Published by G. Schirmer in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Libretto,
  • Operas -- Librettos

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18007407M

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The reason why it happened was, one of my closest friends is a composer, Paul Moravec, and a few years ago, Paul and I were at lunch, he is a neighbor of mine in the upper West side, and we were. Libretto, (Italian: “booklet”) text of an opera, operetta, or other kind of musical theatre. It is also used, less commonly, for a musical work not intended for the stage. A libretto may be in verse or in prose; it may be specially designed for a particular composer, or it may provide raw material. Buy The Opera Libretto Library: The Authentic Texts of the German, French, and Italian Operas With Music of the Principal Airs, With the Complete English by Crown Publishers (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 9. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive The Art of Writing Opera-librettos: Practical Suggestions Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.