This relationship type belongs to the Composition Relationship Class.
This indicates the artist who wrote the libretto for a musical work such as an opera, operetta, musical, ballet.
- This indicates the date the librettist first worked on the libretto.
- This indicates the date the librettist last worked on the libretto.
- There is no guideline yet how the additional flag might be used.
- This attribute describes if the lyrics are a translation of the same work in another language.
Note: This indicates only that the libretto has been translated.
The translated language must be different from the original language. While a literal translation is not required for this attribute, the translated lyrics should still be distinctly and detectably derived from the original lyrics.
- If the lyrics, rather than the libretto, have been translated, then Lyricist Relationship Type, with the translated attribute, should be used.
- If it is a translated performance of a track or release which is being described, then Cover Relationship Type, with the translated attribute, should be used.
- If the libretto remains the same, but the release title or track title have been translated or transliterated, then Translation Transliteration Relationship Type should be used.
The librettist should not be confused with the lyricist, which is handled by the lyricist relationship type.