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Otto Nicolai (1810-1849)

Information about the composer Otto Nicolai and his operas.


Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor)

A comic masterpiece faithfully based on Shakespeare's play.

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Heger (EMI CMS7 69348-2)

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A good cast superbly conducted.

Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Bavarian State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Robert Heger, 1963.

EMI CMS7 69348-2

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