The Merry Wives of Windsor

Otto Nicolai became one of the few "one-hit wonders" among classical composers. Although some of his operas had success during his lifetime, it is really only his final opera, The Merry Wives of Windsor, that has become a repertory item, and then for the most part only in German-speaking countries. This tuneful and lighthearted overture is probably the only Nicolai music that most people have heard. It was difficult at first to find a stage that was willing to mount the opera, but following the premiere at the Hofoper in Berlin on ... more

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Recording The Merry Wives of Windsor - Act 1, Part 1 Overture Download
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Recording The Merry Wives of Windsor - Act 1, Conclusion Download
Recording The Merry Wives of Windsor - Act 2, Part 1 Download
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Recording The Merry Wives of Windsor - Act 3, Part 1 Download
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