Lewis Nielson


Lewis Nielson (b. 1950) studied music at the Royal Academy of Music in London, England, Clark University in Massachusetts and the University of Iowa. His works have been performed throughout the North and South America, and in Europe. He served as Professor of Music Theory and Composition at the University of Georgia, and, in 2000, joined the composition faculty of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he was Professor of Composition and chair of the Composition Department.

ACE Publications

107 title(s)
Lewis Nielson Aber jetzt die Nacht 2 pianos
Lewis Nielson AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' sop sax, perc
Lewis Nielson Already too far SATB, cello
Lewis Nielson AN DIE FERNE vla
Lewis Nielson Anagram solo violin and string orchestra
Lewis Nielson ANTISTROPHE cello solo
Lewis Nielson AROUND...AMONG...WITHIN solo bassoon
Lewis Nielson BALLAD OF READING GAOL Mezzo Sop or Alto, lg cham ens:1-0-1-2,tbn,3perc,pf,vla, 2vcl
Lewis Nielson BETWEEN fl, perc(2)
Lewis Nielson Black magic flute and piano
Lewis Nielson BOGEN UND KEHRE Cello and Percussion
Lewis Nielson BREAD OF EVERYONE, THE alto saxophone, vibraphone, and guitar ( jazz electric or amplified classical guitar)
players sing text
Lewis Nielson Break Out! Duo for clarinet (Bass, Bb, and Eb), and piano
Lewis Nielson CHAMPION piano
Lewis Nielson Colossus brass quintet
Lewis Nielson CONCERTO FOR SOLO PERC & ORCH orch:2-1-2-2, 2-2-2-1,4perc,str
Lewis Nielson CONCERTO FOR VIOLA & ORCH orch:2-1-ehn-2-1, 4-2-4btbn-0,hp,5perc,str
Lewis Nielson CRISIS OF CONSCIENCE WHEN MAKING WAR BUT THE NEED IS TO MAKE LOVE, AND VICE VERSA flute, clarinet, perc(1), piano (dbl accordion and guitar), violin, and cello
Lewis Nielson Crosscurrents on the Vertical River Large Orchestra
3333 4321 perc(4) timp, hp, strings
Lewis Nielson DE PROFUNDIS sop,str qrt
Lewis Nielson Double brass quintet
2 tpt, hn, tbn, tba

Additional Works

alito, gemito
Axis (sandman)
E non está conmigo
Go (...go...go)
Il Romanticismo di Lucrezia e Cesare
In Terra Aliena
Le Journal du Corps
Mirror with(out) reflection
Nos qui captivos duxerunt
Of Flesh and Stone
Opera Amoris
Super flumina Babylonis
Those Who Do Not Move
Verge (remember)
You Choose