The Music of Robert Nelson
Robert Nelson's music has captivated audiences, critics, and peers for over four decades.

A new album from composer Robert Nelson features works that evoke stories that stir the imagination.

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I concluded early on that I lacked the knack for composing “absolute” music. When approached by someone to compose a piece, I would start considering all the myriad possibilities and go immediately into brain lock. And so I gravitated toward the theater. I had always been interested in opera for its wonderful combination of music and...
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World Premiere Recording of Birds in this Woman
Music by Robert Nelson
Poetry by Elizabeth A. Woody

Willamette Pro Musica
Dr. Héctor Agüero, conductor
Laura Agüero, soprano
Emily Stanek, flute

Performed on February 9th, 2020
Hudson Concert Hall
Salem, Oregon

"Birds in this Woman” from Seven Hands, Seven Hearts: Prose and Poetry by Elizabeth Woody, © 1994 by Elizabeth Woody, published by the Eighth Mountain Press, Portland, Oregon 1994. Reprinted by permission of the author and publisher.