Sentence Examples

  • The libretto was complete before his visit to London in 1877.
  • Lohengrin: romantische Oper; 3 acts (libretto, 1845; music, 1846-1848).
  • 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.
  • 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.