Libretto Sentence Examples
The libretto was complete before his visit to London in 1877.
His Leonore (1798) formed the basis of the libretto of the Fidelio of Beethoven.
Wagner's choice of subjects had from the outset shown an imagination far above that of any earlier librettist; yet he had begun with stories which could attract ordinary minds, as he dismally realized when the libretto of Der fliegende Hollander so pleased the Parisian wire-pullers that it was promptly set to music by one of their friends.
Bernstein also famously conducted an orchestra made up of music students at the festival for the world premier of the opera Peter Grimes, composed by Benjamin Britten with libretto by Montagu Slater.
Accepting this, he remained actively employed until 1839, when he made his first visit to Paris, taking with him an unfinished opera based on Bulwer Lytton's Rienzi, and, like his earlier attempts, on his own libretto.Advertisement
La Esmeralda, the libretto of an opera founded on his great tragic romance of Notre-Dame de Paris, is a miracle of lyric melody and of skilful adaptation.
The biggest challenge in writing the libretto for Sirius on Earth was to create a detached yet familiar reality within a short time frame.
Plans include the libretto for an opera based on The Little Prince (music by Rachel Portman) for English National Opera.
Not only did Tom provide sets, he also translated the libretto.
Working with children from three Lewisham primary schools to produce an opera libretto with the River Thames as its theme.Advertisement
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On his final return to Austria in 1795, he took with him an English libretto based on Milton's " Paradise Lost " .
Strauss thought the libretto ' The born comic opera - more suited to music than either Figaro or The Barber of Seville ' .
This he now endeavoured to embody in Der fliegende Hollander, for which he designed a libretto quite independent of any other treatment of the legend.Advertisement
The medieval studies which Wagner had begun for his work at the libretto of Tannhauser bore rich fruit in his next opera Lohengrin, in which he also developed his principles on a larger scale and with a riper technique than hitherto.
In 1857 he completed the libretto of Tristan and Isolde at Venice, adopting the Celtic legend modified by Gottfried of Strasburg's medieval version.
In 1863 he published the libretto of Der Ring des Nibelungen.