Otto Nicolai: The Merry Wives Of Windsor (Vocal Score)

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Catalogue No: GS33806
Composer: Otto Nicolai
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
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, but with its storyline, wit and an abundance of memorable tunes it is not difficult to understand why. It was a rousing success from its first performance on March 9, 1849, and the bubbly overture is still especially popular.

The drama takes place in three acts, to a libretto by Hermann von Mosenthal, the English version being by Josef Blatt.
No of pages: 232
Language: English
Publisher: G. Schirmer
 
     

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      I was not specifically informed that the score didn't include the original German text. Now I have to buy it again; that's quite irritating.
      Confirmed purchase: 02 February 2016
      Published on: 29 February 2016

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