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

108 title(s)
Lewis Nielson Lengua Encubierto solo percussionist
Lewis Nielson Siete Canciones de Amor y Revolucion -
Lewis Nielson BREAD OF EVERYONE, THE alto saxophone, vibraphone, and guitar ( jazz electric or amplified classical guitar)
players sing text
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 WHAT ABOUT YOU? bassoon, violin, cello, spoken text
Lewis Nielson O Rosa Bella large ensemble, some performers speak text
2021 021(bstbn)0 2 vcl, 2 cb, perc (3)
Lewis Nielson HARD RAIN FELL, A solo violin
Lewis Nielson HOW YOU GO Cello, Harp, Percussion (1)
Lewis Nielson St. Francis Preaches to the Birds 1111 perc(2), hp, 2vln, 2vla, 2vcl, db, solo violin
Lewis Nielson Juke Preludes piano solo
Lewis Nielson Lizard Blizzard viola solo
Lewis Nielson Three Dedications violin duo
Lewis Nielson modus ponens - modus tollens solo alto saxophone

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