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1) libretto. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Although a play usually emphasizes an integrated plot, a libretto is most often a loose plot connecting a series of episodes. Characterization and emotion are suggested...

2) opera. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The libretto may be serious or comic, although neither form necessarily excludes elements of the other. Opera differs from operetta in its musical complexity and...

3) oratorio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The immediate forerunner of oratorio, Emilio del Cavaliere's sacred opera La rappresentazione di anima e di corpo applied the techniques of the newly created opera...

4) Ponchielli, Amilcare. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian composer of several very successful operas. Only La Gioconda (1876), with libretto by Boito after Hugo's Angelo, is still performed....

5) Pizzetti, Ildebrando. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian opera composer, chiefly concerned with dramatic projection. Among his 23 operas are Fedra (Milan, 1915; libretto by D'Annunzio) and Debora e Jaele (Milan,...

6) Graun, Carl Heinrich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...German composer, best known for his oratorio Der Tod Jesu (1755), for many years performed annually in Germany. As musical director to Frederick the Great, who wrote...

7) Quinault, Philippe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...His tragedies and comedies are affected and undistinguished, but he found an outlet for his talent in the 14 opera librettos which he wrote for Lully. The charm and...

8) Milhaud, Darius. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Milhaud studied at the Paris Conservatory. In Brazil (1917-19) as an aide to Paul Claudel, poet and French minister to Brazil, he became acquainted with Brazilian...

9) Moore, Douglas Stuart. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Douglas Stuart, 1893-1969, American composer and teacher, b. Cutchogue, N.Y. Moore studied with Horatio Parker, Vincent d'Indy, Nadia Boulanger, and Ernst Bloch....

10) Still, William Grant. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...William Grant, 1895-1978, American composer, b. Woodville, Miss. Still was of Native American, African-American, and European ancestry. He studied music at Oberlin,...

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