Otto Nicolai

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Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai (9 June 1810 – 11 May 1849) was a German composer, conductor, and founder of the Vienna Philharmonic. Nicolai is best known for his operatic version of Shakespeare's comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor as Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor. In addition to five operas, Nicolai composed lieder, works for orchestra, chorus, ensemble, and solo instruments.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor Otto Nicolai; Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin, Staatskapelle Berlin; Bernhard Klee 1
1997 Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Chor der Städtischen Oper, Berlin & Berliner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester feat. conductor: Artur Rother) Otto Nicolai 1
2009 Il templario Otto Nicolai; Robert-Schumann-Philharmonie; Frank Beermann 1
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor - Auszüge Otto Nicolai 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 Otto Nicolai 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1926 Merry Wives of Windsor: Overture / Danse Macabre Nicolai, Saint‐Saëns; The Cleveland Orchestra, Nikolai Sokoloff 1

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