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  • Recording Title

    The merry wives of Windsor : Overture

  • Other Title(s)

    • Lustigen Weiber von Windsor. Ouverture (Uniform title)
  • Musical group

    Victor Symphony Orchestra

  • Composer

    Otto Nicolai

  • Conductor

    Josef Pasternack

  • Genre(s)

    Classical music

  • Category


  • Description


  • Label Name/Number

    Victor 35270

  • Matrix Number/Take Number


  • Recording Date


  • Place of Recording

    Camden, New Jersey

  • Size


  • Duration


  • Notes

    An earlier recording by the New Symphony Orchestra of London, recorded for the Gramophone Company (see [Gr al5934f]), also was issued as 35270. The blue history card states that this master replaced the original on 7/7/1922.

  • Rights & Access

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    Source of original recording: Recorded Sound Section, Library of Congress. Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment.


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