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libretto
American English: /ləˈbrɛdoʊ/
British English: /lɪˈbrɛtəʊ/

Translation of libretto in Spanish:

noun plural -tos or -ti Pronunciation: / -tiː /

  • Example sentences
    • Whether in opera libretti from Mozart to Verdi or in the wind and percussion sections of the modern orchestra, Western music has gathered elements of the Islamic world as if to strip them of their differences.
    • Mozart's operas to librettos by Da Ponte examine attempts to constrain the irrationality of desire within the artificial boundaries of class and society.
    • In making his libretto from the biblical text, he has boldly put that figure at the centre of his scheme.

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