Nicolai’s many compositions have been overshadowed by “The Merry Wives of Windsor”. This release features four of his six psalms, composed for double chorus a capella. Once again Bernius, Frieder and Kammerchor Stuttgart highlight neglected works of the 19th century.
“The Stuttgart Chamber Choir sing with immaculate intonation and the recording is warm and clear. Anyone who responds to Mendelssohn's a cappella pieces will find much to enjoy.” GRAMOPHONE