Robert Nelson

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Nelson has written for many American ensembles and troupes; he was composer-in-residence for the Houston Shakespeare Festival for 15 years.

Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
A City Called Heaven, for soprano & orchestra (2 Spirituals, No. 1) 1997 03:32 Vocal Music
My Soul Is Anchored in the Lord, for soprano & orchestra (2 Spirituals, No. 2) 1997 02:22 Vocal Music
A Nyw Werke Is Come on Honde, Christmas cantata for chorus & organ 1994 16:13 Choral
Symphonic Scenes from A Room with a View, for soloists & orchestra 1993 50:54 Vocal Music
Impressions/Expressions, for 2 pianos 11:08 Keyboard
Love Lyrics (2), for voice & piano 03:42 Vocal Music
Shadows and Music, for soprano, mezzo-soprano, violin & piano 24:41 Vocal Music
Watercolors, for voice & piano 10:26 Vocal Music
Capriccio for violin & orchestra 2007 08:44 Concerto
Zoo Stories, for voice, horn & piano 25:08 Vocal Music
Bowls, for voice, clarinet, violin, cello & piano 09:04 Vocal Music
Creole Songs, for voice & orchestra 06:33 Vocal Music
Concertino for baritone saxophone & orchestra 1996 10:57 Concerto
On the Question of Angels, for voice, violin, cello & piano 05:09 Vocal Music
Sapphire, for voice, oboe, violin, viola, cello & piano 06:01 Vocal Music
Up South, for saxophone, trumpet, jazz & symphony orchestras 21:15 Orchestral
Cabaret Songs (2), for voice & piano 15:00 Vocal Music
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