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Libretto is the Italian term meaning "little book." These booklets contained the plot of the opera and were handed out to the audience. Today, you can find a summary of the libretto in your opera's program, or you can research the libretto in your library or through the internet before listening to a new opera.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|