(1) On the concerto disc is also a choral work with a libretto devised to show the cruelty of man to beast and bird.(2) It is also a very good recording including a sumptuous libretto and extensive historical notes.(3) The libretto imports a number of Elizabethan lyrics which add to the overall lyrical quality of the work.(4) The libretto contains an essay, a synopsis, and texts in English and transliterated Russian.(5) First, although it provides an Italian libretto , there are no translations of the sung text.(6) In making his libretto from the biblical text, he has boldly put that figure at the centre of his scheme.(7) An opera libretto is something we would like to do, but it is a matter of finding the time.(8) Yet, he can still knock out a great tune when the libretto demands it.(9) His right to do this in an opera libretto will be disputed by no one.(10) Venetian censors insisted on many changes to the libretto, and an opera that had been carefully composed by Vivaldi and librettist Benedetto Domenico Lalli was greatly disfigured and diluted.(11) Thus, when I do get to write my own texts and libretti , it allows me to fulfill the dreams of my ├ö├ç├┐inner writer├ö├ç├û.(12) He wrote librettos , screenplays, book reviews, everything possible in the English language, and on top of all that he played the French horn.(13) Problems occur, though, when composers work with a librettist who is a dramatist at heart.(14) But like journeyman opera composers, journeyman librettists do not seem to exist.(15) It's amazing that we haven't had more opera, or more writers writing librettos - libretti , to be more precise - and more composers working in this area.(16) Although he is best known for his novels, he also wrote plays, poetry, essays, filmscripts, opera librettos , and many other texts which confound traditional generic categories.