Otto Nicolai

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Nicolai is viewed by many as a one-work composer, with his opera, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, rightly regarded as his greatest.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, opera 1849 Opera
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor), overture to the opera Orchestral
Les Joyeuses commères (The Merry Wives of Windsor), Opera for voice & piano (transcription by Georges Bizet) 1866 Opera
Weinachtsouvertüre über "Vom Himmel Hoch" for orchestra & chorus ad lib 1833 Choral
Die Heimkehr des Verbannten, opera 1846 Opera
Pater Noster, for 8 voices, Op 33 Choral
Kirchliche Festouvertüre on "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott", for 4 voices & orchestra, Op. 32 1844 Choral
Wake, O wake Vocal Music
Overture to Der Heimkehr des Verbannten (Homecoming of the Exile) 1841 Orchestral
Symphony No. 2 in D major, WoO99 1835 Symphony
Lieder und Gesänge (6): No. 4, Des Trinkers Wunsch Vocal Music
Variazioni concertanti from Bellini's "La Sonambula, " for soprano, horn (or cello or clarinet) & piano, Op 26 Vocal Music
Fantaisie avec Variations brillantes sur Norma, for piano & orchestra (or string quartet), Op. 25 Concerto
Herbstlied ("Feldeinwärts flog ein Vögelein"), for voice & piano, Op. 37 Vocal Music
Der Liebestrunkene Vocal Music
Psalm 97 "Der Herr ist König" Choral
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Die Träne, for voice, horn & piano 1845 Vocal Music
Overture to Il Templario (Der Tempelritter) Orchestral
Wär' ich ein munt'res Vöglein Vocal Music
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