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Nicolai, Otto    1810-1849    Germany

       Merry Wives of Windsor - Overture (Nicolai)

1    A slowish introduction by cellos and basses


2    Second theme, a light passage by flutes and violins.


3    Third theme, a rapid passage by the violins.


4    Fourth theme, another memorable tune, played by the violins.


5    Fifth theme, a flittery counter-theme in a distant key, Ab


6    Sixth, an exciting tutti, leading to a development

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